Be careful what you wish for

In the latest horror film from the director of ANNABELLE, 17-year-old Clare Shannon (Joey King) is barely surviving the hell that is high school, along with her friends Meredith (Sydney Park) and June (Shannon Purser). When her dad (Ryan Phillippe) gifts her an old music box with an inscription that promises to grant the owner's wishes, she thinks there is nothing to lose. Clare makes her first wish and, to her surprise, it comes true. Before long, she finally has it all: money, popularity and her dream boy. Everything seems perfect - until the people closest to her begin dying in gruesome and twisted ways. Now, with blood on her hands, Clare has to get rid of the box, before it costs her and everyone she loves the ultimate price.

  • 1 hr 30 minPG13
  • Jul 14, 2017
  • Horror

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Be Careful What You Wish For

Open up the box and watch the wishes turn wild…go behind the scenes of horror-thriller WISH UPON and get an exclusive look at the set with star Joey King. Check out the thrills—and the chills—right here!

Cast & Crew

  • Joey KingClare Shannon

    Joey King started acting professionally when she was four years old. A national spot for Life Cereal was Joey's first commercial. It has been said that Joey inherited the love of acting from her grandmother, who used to perform in live theater. She has appeared in several television shows and movies of the week, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Entourage (2004), Medium (2005), R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2010) and "Avenging Angel", to name a few. Also she has completed three pilots, and was a series regular on the short lived show, "Bent" were she has said, "Jeffrey Tambor made me laugh everyday". Joey voiced the yellow fur ball Katie, for the animated feature Horton Hears a Who! (2008), and Beaver, for "Ice Age 3-D". She has also voiced the lead character Jessie, in the book series movie adaptation of "The Boxcar Children", and lastly the voice of China Girl in the much anticipated Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), a prequel to the the world famous 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz (1939). Joey said, "I think it's really neat to hear my voice come out of animal or creature that someone made from their imagination!" Her first film Grace (2006), was shot when she was six years old. On the first day of filming Joey had to pretend to almost drown in the ice cold ocean. Joey has said she was completely hooked on making movies after that. Joey was nine years old when she landed her first lead role in the feature Ramona and Beezus (2010). Joey played Ramona Quimby, whose character always seems to be in some sort of mischief. Joey has said that the role changed her life and she will always be grateful to, two of the most amazing, talented woman, Liz Allen and Denise DeNovi who are still good friends of Joey's. In her short years, Joey has worked with some very prestigious directors; Christopher Nolan, who Joey describes as super involved in every detail, including being present when Joey shaved off her hair for her role in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), Sam Raimi, who captured Joey's heart with his gentle and patient demeanor and brilliant vision, while working on Oz the Great and Powerful (2013), and Roland Emmerich who Joey has said is such a gifted director, who I was so lucky to get to work for and will be my friend for life, while filming the action movie, White House Down (2013). Joey has spoken to many schools and Boys and Girls Clubs on the importance of making a positive difference in the world, even if you are young. She attends and contributes to many charities, and you can often find her helping her grandmother deliver food to the elderly through Meals on Wheels when she is not working. Joey's performances have earned her outstanding critical reviews from such critics as Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun Times, and Amy Biancolli of the San Francisco Chronicle. Joey has said she feels like the luckiest person in the world to be able to do what she loves and be surrounded by people she loves!
  • KI HONG LEERyan Hui

    Ki Hong Lee is an actor and writer, known for The Maze Runner (2014), Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (2015) and Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018). He has been married to Ha Young Choi since March 7, 2015.
  • Shannon PurserJune Acosta

    Shannon Purser is an American actress, known to audiences for her roles in the series Stranger Things (2016) as Barbara "Barb" Holland, and CW's teen drama Riverdale (2017) as "Ethel Muggs". She was born on June 27, 1997, in Atlanta, Georgia, where she worked at a movie theatre. She switched her focus on a career in acting. After making her screen debut in 2016 on "Stranger Things", other television projects soon followed, including "Riverdale" (2017) and a pilot for a series called Rise (2018). Between television projects, Shannon made her film debut in the fantasy-horror venture Wish Upon (2017). She quickly joined the cast for the 2018 series Final Space (2018) and the 2018 comedy Life of the Party (2018), and landed her first leading role, in the 2018 comedy Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018).
  • Mitchell SlaggertPaul Middlebrook

    Mitchell Slaggert is an actor, known for Wish Upon (2017), Moss (2017) and Write When You Get Work (2018).

    Kevin Hanchard is a veteran actor who, in recent years has become one of the nation's most sought after performers. Although no stranger to film and television, this dynamic and versatile actor has made his name in the world of theatre. His knack for bringing a degree of humanity to flawed characters has become the hallmark of his career to date. He has played leading roles in theatres across the nation, including several seasons at both The Shaw and Stratford Festivals and his critically acclaimed 2011 portrayal of Booth in TopDog/Underdog, garnered him one of his two Dora Mavor Moore nominations for outstanding performance by a male. Kevin portrays Art Bell on the BBC America series Orphan Black.
  • SYDNEY PARKMeredith McNeil

    A natural and versatile actress, Sydney Park is quickly establishing herself as one of Hollywood's most sought after young talents. Sydney can currently be seen starring as "Caitlin Park-Lewis" in the highly-anticipated Freeform spin-off series Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists; her performance was highlighted as "the standout of the young cast" (Variety). Created by Pretty Little Liars' I. Marlene King, The Perfectionists is a drama-thriller that takes place in the town of Beacon Heights, where everything seems perfect but has mysteries at every turn. The ten-episode first season premiered on Freeform March 20, 2019. Sydney also stars in season 3 of the hit Netflix series Santa Clarita Diet, opposite Drew Barrymore and Timothy Olyphant, which released March 29, 2019. On the film side, Sydney starred in 2017 horror film Wish Upon alongside Joey King and Shannon Purser. Sydney got her start at the age of 6 doing stand-up comedy at the Hollywood Improv. At the age of 8, she competed on reality competition show America's Got Talent as "Syd the Kid," the youngest stand-up comic to compete. She went on to guest star on hit Disney Channel series That's So Raven and Hannah Montana, in addition to HBO's Entourage, Comedy Central's The Sarah Silverman Program and CBS' CSI: NY. Continuing her versatile work, Sydney starred in Nick at Nite's Instant Mom, opposite Tia Mowry and in AMC's acclaimed series, The Walking Dead. Sydney also lent her vocal talent to Netflix animated series, Spirit Riding Free. Sydney currently resides in Los Angeles. Performed stand up comedy regularly starting at the age of 6 years old. Went to a performing arts middle school.