The Strangers: Chapter 1 is an upcoming American horror thriller movie. The movie is directed by Renny Harlin and produced by Rafaella Biscayn, Andrei Boncea, Alberto Burgueño and Dorothy Canton. Starring as a couple on a road trip, Madelaine Petsch and Froy Gutierrez encounter the three psychotic individuals wearing masks. The movie is slated to hit theaters on May 17, 2024 under the banner of Lionsgate Films.

The Strangers: Chapter 1 Plot:

As the couple starts a new life in the Pacific Northwest, Maya travels across the nation with her longtime partner, Ryan. During the journey, they are forced to stay the night at a remote Airbnb house after their car breaks down in Venus, Oregon. Three deadly intruders in masks threaten them throughout the night.

The Strangers: Chapter 1

The Strangers: Chapter 1 Cast:

Madelaine Petsch plays a lead role as Maya in the movie. She is an actress and producer, best known for her movies Riverdale (2017) and Sightless (2020).

Gabriel Basso plays a lead role as Gregory. He is an actor.  His movies are Super 8 (2011), The Kings of Summer (2013) and Hillbilly Elegy (2020).

American singer and actor Froylan Gutierrez is well-known for his roles as Jamie Henson in Cruel Summer and Nolan Holloway in Teen Wolf.


The movie is centered on the young couple Maya (Madelaine Petsch) and Ryan (Froy Gutierrez). It is written by Alan R. Cohen and Alan Freedland and helmed by Renny Harlin. The music is composed by Justin Caine Burnett.


A trailer for The Strangers: Chapter 1 is released in March 2024, promising a fascinating adventure. The two-and-a-half-minute teaser introduces Maya and Ryan as they visit a remote cottage while traveling across the nation. When a group of masked killers comes on the unsuspecting newlyweds, everything swiftly goes wrong. Though little was disclosed, the teaser suggests that the killers’ past would also be addressed.