‘The Institute’ Trailer: James Franco is a 19th Century Doctor

James Franco's Period Thriller

Momentum Pictures has released the first trailer and poster for The Institute, the upcoming period thriller set in 19th century Baltimore.

Co-directed by James Franco and Pamela Romanowsky, the film also stars Franco alongside Allie Gallerani, Lori Singer, Tim Blake Nelson, Eric Roberts, Josh Duhamel, Topher Grace, Pamela Anderson, Beth Grant, and Dominic Rains.

The story is about a young woman named Isabel Porter (Gallerani) who checks into the Rosewood Institute, only to become subject of the bizarre and dangerous workings of the titular building. Take a look below.

James Franco's Period Thriller

In 19th century Baltimore, a girl stricken with grief from her parents’ untimely death, voluntarily checks herself into the Rosewood Institute, and is subjected to bizarre and increasingly violent pseudo-scientific experiments in personality modification, brainwashing and mind control, she must escape the clutches of the Rosewood and exact her revenge.

James Franco's Period Thriller

The Institute opens March 3rd.

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