Karen Gillan is an actress to watch out for this year as she has a series of fantastic movies on the horizon.

Gillan is set to star in horror film Oculus alongside Katee Sackhoff and Brenton Thwaites.

The first poster and trailer for the film have been released, and we have them for you to take a look at:

Oculus marks the return of Mike Flanagan to the director's chair; he has also teamed up with Jeff Howard to pen the screenplay.

Ten years ago, tragedy struck the Russell family, leaving the lives of teenage siblings Tim and Kaylie forever changed when Tim was convicted of the brutal murder of their parents.

Now in his 20s, Tim is newly released from protective custody and only wants to move on with his life; but Kaylie, still haunted by that fateful night, is convinced her parents’ deaths were caused by something else altogether: a malevolent supernatural force­­ unleashed through the Lasser Glass, an antique mirror in their childhood home.

Determined to prove Tim’s innocence, Kaylie tracks down the mirror, only to learn similar deaths have befallen previous owners over the past century.

With the mysterious entity now back in their hands, Tim and Kaylie soon find their hold on reality shattered by terrifying hallucinations, and realize, too late, that their childhood nightmare is beginning again...

Since leaving Doctor Who, Gillan has been starting to build her movie career - 2014 is set to be the year where that really takes off.

She is part of the ensemble cast of Guardians of the Galaxy; just one of two Marvel movies to hit the big screen this year.

She has also completed work on The List with Jennifer Morrison.

Oculus is released later this year.

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