The Movie

About Susan Hill

The Woman in Black was written by Susan Hill it was the first ghost story she ever wrote. It took her six weeks to complete the book. From then on its been made into a play on London’s West End, now thanks to Hammer Films the book is about to come to life with James Watkins as the director of The Woman in Black which comes February 3, 2012.

Her official website is here and you can see the variety of books she’s wrote here: Susan Hill


The Score

thewomaninblacksoundtrackThe Woman In Black (2012)
Released by CBS Films
With Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer, Roger Allam and Sophie Stuckey.
Directed by James Watkins
Produced by Brian Oliver
Composed by Marco Beltrami
Additonal Music by Marcus Trumpp
Music Editors: Tony Lewis and John Warhurst
Mixed and Recorded by John Kurlander and Tyson Lozensky

Marco Beltrami has been hired to score the upcomong gothic horror thriller The Woman in Black. The movie is directed by James Watkins (Eden Lake) and stars Daniel Radcliffe as a young lawyer who travels to a remote village in England to tend to a deceased client’s papers and soon begins to discover the town’s terrible secrets. Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer, Sophie Stuckey and Liz White are co-starring. Jane Goldman (Kick-Ass, Stardust) wrote the screwnplay based on the novel by Susan Hill. Brian Oliver (Black Swan, The Ides of March), Simon Oakes (Let Me In) and Richard Jackson (Rob Roy) are producing the Hammer Films production. CBS Films has acquired domestic rights for the film and is planning a release on February 3, 2012.

Here’s the album track list:

1. Tea For Three Plus One
2. The Woman In Black
3. Crossing The Causeway
4. Bills Past Due
5. Voices In The Mist
6. Journey North
7. Cellar Eye
8. First Death
9. The Attic Room
10. The Door Opens
11. Fireside
12. You Could Have Saved Him
13. Crazy Writing
14. In The Graveyard
15. Elisabeth’s Vision
16. Into The Fire
17. Jennet’s Letters
18. Race To The Marsh
19. Rising From The Mud
20. Summoning The Woman In Black
21. Reunion
22. Arthur’s Theme

The Characters


Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe), is a lawyer who is forced to leave his young son and travel to a remote village to attend to the affairs of the recently deceased owner of Eel Marsh House. I haven’t seen the movie yet, so more of a description of Arthur will appear here soon.


Filming Locations

Bluebell Railway, East Sussex, England, UK (train station)
Colne Valley Railway, Essex, England, UK (train scenes)
Mangapps Railway, Burnham, Essex, England, UK (exterior scenes)
Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, UK (studio)


Movie Merchandise

The Book

Stage Merchandise

Here’s a shop for Merchandise on the play: Woman in Black Shop