Orphan: First Kill premiered first in other territories starting in the Philippines on July 27, 2022, and was released in the United States on August 19, by Paramount Pictures through the Paramount Players label in select theatres, digital, and streaming via Paramount+. The film has grossed $44 million worldwide and received mixed reviews from critics, who praised the film's twists, practical effects (in regard to de-aging Fuhrman without CGI) and Fuhrman's performance, but criticized its story and inconsistencies.
Orphan: First Kill was released simultaneously through limited theatrical release, video on demand, and on Paramount+, on August 19, 2022. It was believed at one point to have a release date of January 28, 2022, but this was deemed unofficial. It was first released in the Philippines on July 27, 2022.
Isabelle Furhman reprises her role as the cunning Esther, (or her real name Leena Klammer) the child-like killer who is in fact a fully grown adult. People will be curious how the sequel pans out as fans of the original will know Esther met her demise at the end of the 2009 movie. The power of movies and some great writing has us revisit Esther before the events of the first movie, prequel-time! 781b155fdc