John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry on his trade. Most have failed to survive. The last hope is a young farmer's son named Thomas Ward. Will he survive the training to become the spook that so many others couldn't?
- Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
- Studio: Legendary Pictures, Thunder Road, Outlaw Sinema, China Film Group Corporation, Moving Picture Company, Pendle Mountain Productions, Beijing Skywheel Entertainment Co.
- Keyword: based on novel or book, magic, chosen one, witch hunt, dark fantasy, evil witch, sword and sorcery, based on young adult novel
- Cast: Jeff Bridges, Julianne Moore, Ben Barnes, Alicia Vikander, John DeSantis, Kit Harington