'The House with a Clock in Its Walls': Exclusive first look

"It's scary, but it's a family movie!"

That's how Owen Vaccaro describes "The House with a Clock in Its Walls," the Amblin Entertainment film being released by Universal Pictures on September 21, in an exclusive new clip premiering on Tuesday on AOL.

In the above featurette, Vacarro and his co-stars, Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, as well as the film's director Eli Roth, introduce viewers to the characters and plot of the movie, as well as give a brief behind-the-scenes look at the making of it.

Based on a children's book of the same name, "The House with a Clock in Its Walls" follows Lewis (Vacarro), who goes to live with his warlock uncle (Black) and a witch (Blanchett), and all of the events that come next.

Take an exclusive peek at "The House with a Clock in Its Walls" at the top of the page before seeing it in theaters everywhere on September 21.