The film opens with home video footage of a high school play from 1993 -- bearing the same name as the movie -- during which a tragic accident leads to the real hanging of student Charlie Grimille. Synopsis Victim of October 28th, 1993 Deputy – Why “The Gallows”?. He was supposed to be standing on a thin wooden board with his neck around a loose rope. Known Aliases Little did they know what would happen after that.. 20 years after after a terrible accident caused the death of an innocent student Charlie Grimille during a school play called The Gallows, the same school decides to reenact the play as a way of honoring Charlie. The Gallows opens in 1993 where a school is holding a performance of a play called The Gallows.The story ends with the lead character, played in the movie by a student called Charlie Grimille, being hanged but a prop malfunction leads to his accidental death. Charlie is the vengeful ghost of a young boy who was tragically lost and has returned to haunt and terrorize the world of the living for causing his death. Alexis Ross (Melissa Bratton) is a hidden villainess of the 2015 film The Gallows. 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The Hangman Turns out that Charlie Grimille is not a real person, it's a fictional character. That board fell through and caused Charlie to die on the spot. Students from Nebraska discover some strange things that have happened to their school. When the lead role gets a bad case of stage fright, they decide to go to the school the night before to ruin the set so the play wouldn't happen. Date of Death That board fell through and caused Charlie to die on the spot. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet. Jesse W Cross (Charlie Grimille). His death was indirectly caused by Rick Houser, who was supposed the play Charlie's role on the night of the prop malfunction. Charlie Grimille, colloquially known as The Hangman, is the main antagonist of The Gallows and The Gallows: Act II. Parents Guide. Charlie Grimille, a innocent high school student that went to the same school as the victims earlier in the plot line was in a play called "Gallow." Charlie Grimille, a innocent high school student that went to the same school as the victims earlier in the plot line was in a play called "Gallow." Co-founded Bloody Disgusting in 2001. [Listicle of Death] 5 “All My Friends are Dead…and Here are Their Bodies” Slasher Moments. Horror Film Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Now, the noose is tightening around everyone involved. Producer on Southbound, the V/H/S trilogy, SiREN, Under the Bed, and A Horrible Way to Die. 1993 | 1975 The latest in the Found Footage subgenre, “Twenty-five years after the tragic death of small town high school drama student Charlie Grimille, four teens find themselves locked inside the theater in which he died. Alex Cross (2015) The new film, out Jul 10, puts the spotlight (pun intended) on a group of students putting on a play appropriately called The Gallows — but there's a spooky story behind this show. Charlie Grimille, colloquially known as The Hangman, is the main antagonist of The Gallows and The Gallows: Act II. The two also starred as the main protagonists, August and Mary, in their school production of "The Gallows", with Charlie replacing Rick Houser when he became sick and couldn't perform. Taglines 20 years after a horrific accident during a small town school play, students at the school resurrect the failed show in a misguided attempt to honor the anniversary of the tragedy - but soon discover that some things are better left alone. Jesse – When Chris first asked me to be a part of it, I think he was trying to find someone that he knew personally to really fit the part of Charlie. What I do know is that (as explained in the article) Charlie Grimille was an avid thespian. He was supposed to be standing on a thin wooden board with his neck around a loose rope. Now added are some “evidence” photos, the poster and the first official trailer. | Images of The Hangman. From director Chris Lofing and Tremendum Pictures comes Stage Fright, which Lofing penned alongside Travis Cluff. During the play’s pivotal hangman scene, there’s a malfunction and a student named Charlie Grimille is killed. ‘Hocus Pocus’ Cast Reuniting for Halloween Special Hosted by Elvira; See the Trio Back in Their Costumes! I actually looked up his parents in Beatrice and gave them a … Known Relatives | Pfeifer Ross (daughter)Alexis Ross (girlfriend) Prop malfunction Ever since I was about 10 years old, I was big into stage plays. However, after two long decades of grief, re-enacting the cursed play that claimed Charlie's life doesn't seem like a good idea, especially when the untalented protagonist, Reese Houser, gets a bad case of the jitters only hours before the opening night. Chicago-based. Status Rick Houser (inadvertently) Year of Death The GallowsThe Gallows: Act II As a teenager, Alexis was the girlfriend of Charlie Grimille. Like the theater type nerd. To save himself the embarrassment, Reese decides to take matters into his own hands with the aid of two of his friends; instead, they find themselves trapped in the ill-lit auditorium, where a malevolent supernatural entity seems to be at work. Keep up with the film at the official Facebook page. Be the first to contribute! However, when four students at that school decide to break in and sabotage the play Charlie has some other grisly ideas for the unsuspecting students.