- Isabelle Fuhrman, Julia Stiles
- August 19th 2022
- William Brent Bell
Isabelle Fuhrman is back as the psychotic Esther/Leena in the prequel to 2009 horror Orphan.
Thirteen years after terrifying audiences as an adult posing as an orphaned child, Isabelle Fuhrman returns as Esther/Leena for this prequel, Orphan: First Kill.
In the 2009 film, Fuhrman played nine-year-old orphan Esther, who infiltrated a family led by Vera Farmiga and Peter Sarsgaard and picked them off one by one, while it was revealed she was actually Leena, a 33-year-old Estonian woman with a rare hormonal disorder that stunted her growth.
The prequel is set two years earlier when Leena manages to escape the Saarne psychiatric facility in Estonia.
She scours an American missing person’s database and finds a girl she bears a resemblance to – Esther Albright – and pretends to be her.
She is flown to Connecticut to be reunited with the Albright family, led by Tricia (Julia Stiles) and Allen (Rossif Sutherland) – but all is not what it seems.
The original film was successful because of the jaw-dropping reveal of Esther’s...