‘Abigail’ Lands on Digital Platforms 2 Weeks After Theater Release: How to Stream the Horror Movie Online

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After just two weeks in theaters, Abigail is dancing its ways onto digital platforms. The vampire horror film about a blood-thirsty ballerina arrived Tuesday (May 7) on VOD.

Melissa Barrera, Dan Stevens, Kathryn Newton, Alisha Wier, William Catlett, Kevin Durand, Angus Cloud and Giancarlo Esposito star in the horror flick, which follows a group of criminals who kidnap a 12-year-old girl in hopes of cashing in on a $50 million ransom. The abduction takes a gory turn when they find out the girl is a vampire and the daughter of an underworld leader.

Abigail is available to rent for $19.99 ($24.99 to buy) on Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play and Vudu.

The movie premiered April 19 in theaters, and despite positive reviews and a large social media presence — the trailer racked up more than 4 million views on YouTube and viral threads are all over TikTokAbigail failed to scare up a large box-office debut, bringing in just $10 million on opening weekend and landing in second place behind the dystopian action thriller Civil War.

Abigail is directed by Scream VI‘s Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett. The film is produced by William Sherak, Paul Neinstein, James Vanderbilt, Tripp Vinson and Chad Villella. Ron Lynch and Macdara Kelleher are executive producers.

The movie also underwent a name change, the directors revealed in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter. “The first draft we got was called Abducting Abigail, and we later learned that an earlier draft we never saw had been called Dracula’s Daughter,” said Bettinelli-Olpin. “But we just were not fans of the Abducting Abigail title, and no disrespect to [co-writer] Stephen Shields, who we absolutely love and adore. So we just asked that it be called Abigail because we really liked that, and it stuck through production. In so many of the movies that we love where you kind of care about the villain, the villain is such a major part of the story, but they’re not one of the ‘main characters,’ like Alien, Jaws, Terminator, Predator. But the title character is still the villain or the monster, so we used that blueprint for Abigail.”

Watch the trailer for Abigail below.

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