'Stonehearst Asylum' Trailer: Ben Kingsley Locks Up Michael Caine (Video)

2:48 PM PST 07/31/2014 by Ryan Gajewski

Kate Beckinsale and Jim Sturgess co-star in the thriller based on an Edgar Allan Poe short story.

Michael Caine and Kate Beckinsale are patients with a lot of secrets in the first trailer for thriller Stonehearst Asylum.

The film, with shades of fellow period piece Shutter Island, stars Jim Sturgess (21) as a young doctor who takes a job at a mysterious mental institution. He quickly falls for one of the patients (Beckinsale) but realizes that the medical chief (Ben Kingsley) is not exactly following the Hippocratic Oath.

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The trailer features plenty of jolts, including patients dying left and right, along with Caine's character getting locked up in a prison cell for some reason. 

Brad Anderson (The Call) directed from a script by Joe Gangemi, based on a short story by Edgar Allen Poe. Millennium Films releases Stonehearst Asylum in theaters and on-demand on Oct. 24.

 

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