We’re pretty sure that Fantasy Island was a bright and fun place when Ricardo Montalbán and Hervé Villechaize ran it back in the 1970s. But now Blumhouse have taken it over, and things have changed.

If this new trailer is anything to go by – and it’s safe to say that it is – the people behind many of the best horror-tinged films of recent years have really given the place a horrorific coat of paint. The island is still a place of wish fulfilment, but with a twist…

Michael Peña stars as Mr Roarke, alongside the likes of Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Portia Doubleday, Jimmy O. Yang, Kim Coates, Ryan Hansen and Michael Rooker.

Visit Fantasy Island in Australian cinemas from February 13, 2020.

Relive tales of the original Fantasy Island at JB Hi-Fi.