Horror film 'Slender Man' trailer will make your skin crawl

Emma Shepherd

It's a horror movie based on a scary meme that inspired a real-life murder plot.

Now the trailer for Slender Man has just dropped and it's set to send thrill chasers into a spin. Watch the video above if you dare.

Based on the infamous creepypasta monster, a thin, unnaturally tall man with a featureless head and face who wears a black suit.

In one scene a young girl is seen screaming while worms and other insects exit her mouth, nose and mouth. Source: Supplied

Now the urban myth has been transformed into a horrifying film which shows a supernatural villain (Slender Man) who possesses several characters throughout the film and is responsible for the haunting and disappearance of countless children and teens.
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A series of jolting scenes see's girls standing in a cemetery, another shows a young girls creaming while maggots and other creepy-crawly's exit her nose mouth and ears, and another is crying uncontrollably in what looks to be a mental hospital.

Another young child is seen screaming while being held down by doctors in a mental hospital. Source: Supplied

The trailer then crosses to a young girl who screams as she's being tied down to a hospital bed by nurses.

Another child is sen with a blood-stained dress exiting the woods by herself. Source: Supplied

The closing scene shows a girl who stabs herself with a scalpel in the eye during class while her other classmates watched on.

"He get's in your head like a virus," one explains.

A teen is seen stabbing her face with a scalpel in a classroom full of other kids. Source: Supplied

The fictional supernatural character Slender Man was first created by Something Awful forums user Eric Knudsen in 2009.

The film will be released in May, 2018. Source: Supplied

Since then it's been showing up in video games, art, other online stories and also allegedly the cause and motive between a 2014 attack by two 12-year-old girls who stabbed their friend.

The movie is set to hit cinemas may, 2018, brace yourself and watch at your own risk.

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