"If we're going to survive this—whatever it is—people are gonna have to put aside their... finer sensibilities." Clay (John Cusack) and Tom (Samuel L. Jackson) receive a troubled visitor at their door in a new clip from Cell, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name.

Following its June 10th VOD debut, Cell will receive a theatrical release on July 8th from Saban Films and Lionsgate.

Synopsis: “Stephen King’s best-selling novel is brought to terrifying life in this mind-blowing thriller starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. At the Boston airport, Clay (Cusack) witnesses a scene of chaotic mayhem when an electronic signal turns hundreds of cell phone users into rabid killers. Desperate to find his estranged wife and son, Clay teams with a train driver (Jackson) to battle the horde of murderous “phoners” as the city descends into apocalyptic madness.”

Based on King’s unflinchingly violent 2006 novel of the same name, Cell was directed by Paranormal Activity 2’s Tod Williams from a screenplay by King and Adam Alleca (2009’s The Last House on the Left). In addition to Cusack and Jackson, the film also stars Isabelle Fuhrman, Owen Teague, and Stacy Keach.

Are you looking forward to seeing King’s legion of ferocious “phoners” come to life onscreen? Let us know in the comments section below.

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    Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

    When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.