Sophie Thatcher “had a lot of different fears” growing up. While chatting with ET Canada to promote her new horror/mystery, “The Boogeyman” — a classic childhood fear — the actress, who portrays Sophie in the film, listed a number of supernatural creatures and slasher film characters she was most afraid of as a kid. “I was scared of that mermaid in [‘Harry Potter and the] Goblet of Fire,'” she began, referring to the merpeople living in the Black Lake in the 2005 film. “Chucky, Slenderman,” she continued, “and, like, basically any ghosts.
I thought I saw, like, witches in the mirror. Lots [of fears]. READ MORE: Stephen King’s ‘The Boogeyman’ Feature Adaptation Switches From Hulu To Theatres “I had a great big imagination,” she added.
Speaking about “The Boogeyman” — 20th Century Studios’ adaptation of a Stephen King short story — Thatcher, 22, said she’s proud to be part of a film that’s so terrifying that people can’t even finish watching the trailer. “I mean, that’s the goals and horror.
It feels great,” she said. The “Yellowjackets” star thinks it’s the “built-up tension” that’s making people so scared. READ MORE: Sophie Thatcher Teases ‘Yellowjackets’ Season 2 Finale: ‘It Gets Bad’ “I think you really feel for the characters.Read more on etcanada.com