The Possession of Hannah Grace – USA, 2018

‘Death is only the beginning.’

The Possession of Hannah Grace – formerly Cadaver – is a 2018 American supernatural horror film directed by Diederik Van Rooijen (Daylight) from a screenplay by Brian Sieve (The Exorcism at Lincoln HighScream: The TV SeriesBoogeyman 2 and 3). The Broken Road Productions movie stars Shay Mitchell, Stana Katic, and Grey Damon.

A shocking exorcism spirals out of control, claiming the life of a young woman. Months later, having been in rehab, Megan Reed (Shay Mitchell) is working the graveyard shift in the morgue when she takes delivery of a disfigured cadaver.

Megan (Shay Mitchell) realises that something is not right in Hanna Grace’s cadaver drawer

Locked alone inside the basement corridors, Megan begins to experience horrifying visions and starts to suspect that the body may be possessed by a ruthless demonic force…

Main cast:

  • Shay Mitchell … Megan Reed
  • Stana Katic … Lisa Roberts – Absentia TV series; The Librarian III: The Curse of the Judas Chalice
  • Grey Damon … Andrew – American Horror Story; The Devil Within
  • Jacob Ming-Trent
  • Louis Herthum – Be Afraid; The Night Stalker; Sleepy Hollow TV series; The Last Exorcism and sequel; The Mist
  • Kirby Johnson – 5150
  • Mickey Gilmore – The New MutantsThe Purge: Election Year

Filming locations:

Principal photography on the film began on November 8, 2016, in Boston, Massachusetts and at New England Studios in Devens, Massachusetts


Cadaver was originally slated for an August 25, 2017, release date by Screen Gems but was shifted back to February 2, 2018 and then again to August 24, 2018. Re-titled The Possession of Hannah Grace, it is now scheduled be released on November 30, 2018.

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