A group of high school friends become the target of a town loner with unpredictable behavior. Written by Scotty Landes Directed by Tate Taylor Dipping and dodging major spoilers. Mild ones may appear. When I was digging into what was next for Black women in the genre earlier this year, noticing that Octavia Spencer would appear in a horror film sparked moderate interest. This is an Oscar winner who had been consistently appearing in minor roles. I dismissively assumed she'd be another tertiary authority figure with maybe 15 minutes of screen time. If we were lucky.