The Ring actress received us enthusiastic about her return to the horror style due to her latest tease concerning the upcoming present, titled The Watcher. As Watts informed EW, it was The Cut‘s 2018 article about Maria and Derek Broaddus that compelled her to be part of the mission.
“Yeah, that article is so freaky,” she stated. “That is what received me in.”
For these unfamiliar with the harrowing tale, after buying their dream house in New Jersey, Mr. and Mrs. Broaddus have been stricken by a sequence of threatening letters that have been written by an nameless writer, recognized merely as “The Watcher.” The primary menacing missive arrived in June 2014, earlier than the couple was capable of transfer into the abode with their three youngsters.
Because the undesirable messages continued, the household selected to not transfer into the residence, quite, they stayed with Maria’s dad and mom. After investigations and a lawsuit caused little to no outcomes for Maria and Derek, they lastly sold the home in 2019.