What if your childhood imaginary friend returned when you were in college.. and they weren't as imaginary as you thought? The answer to that chilling question is explored in Adam Egypt Mortimer's Daniel Isn't Real (which won the Feature Film Jury Prize at Popcorn Frights). At LA Comic Con, the film's official trailer was just unveiled, and it's now online for all to enjoy.

You can watch the official trailer for Daniel Isn't Real below and keep an eye out for the film when it's released in theaters and on VOD and Digital beginning December 6th from Samuel Goldwyn Films. In case you missed it, check out Heather Wixson's review of the movie, as well as her interviews with the cast and crew.

Directed by Adam Egypt Mortimer from a screenplay he co-wrote with Brian DeLeeuw (based on DeLeeuw's novel In This Way I Was Saved), Daniel Isn't Real stars Patrick Schwarzenegger, Miles Robbins, Sasha Lane, Hannah Marks, and Mary Stuart Masterson.

Synopsis: "Troubled college freshman Luke (Robbins) suffers a violent family trauma and resurrects his childhood imaginary friend Daniel (Schwarzenegger) to help him cope. Charismatic and full of manic energy, Daniel helps Luke to achieve his dreams, before pushing him to the very edge of sanity and into a desperate struggle for control of his mind -- and his soul."

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    About the Author - Derek Anderson

    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.