Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Film News: V/H/S 2 in the works, directors already attached!

To the people that loved the recently released horror anthology/found-footage film, "V/H/S". You might be excited with today's announcement...

Courtesy of Slashfilm (and original source, The Hollywood Reporter), the sleeper indie horror hit of the year, V/H/S will be getting a sequel. While one of the directors from the original is returning (Adam Wingard) as well the same production team from Bloody-Disgusting. The other directors joining it's sequel are "new-blood" to this series(?), but not only theses new directors are already well-established ones, but some of the choices are surprising ones!

The directors joining V/H/S II are:

- Gareth Evans (The Raid)/ Timo Tjahjanto (co-directing Mr. Evans segment)

- Eduardo Sanchez (The Blair Witch Project)/Gregg Hale (co-directing Mr. Sanchez's segment)

- Jason Eisner (Hobo With a Shotgun)

- Adam Wingard (director of the V/H/S segment "Tape 56/Main Story, returning)

- Simon Barrett (directorial debut)

The filming locals for the sequel will be in Los Angeles, Maryland, Nova Scotia/British Columbia Canada and Indonesia.

V/H/S has garnished a notareity with the horror/film community, due to some occasions medical attention was needed during the film. The best example would be when it made it's debut at this year's Sundance Film Festival and during it's screening, some attendees fainted.

The Synopsis to V/H/S

"When a group of petty criminals are hired by a mysterious party to retrieve a rare piece of found footage from a random house in the middle of nowhere, they soon realize that the job isn't going to be easy as they thought. In the living room, a lifeless body holds court before a hub of old television sets, surrounded by stacks upon stacks of VHS tapes. As they search for the right one, they are treated to a seemingly endless number of horrifying videos, each stranger then the last."

V/H/S is currently available to view in either selected theaters nationwide or at the comfort of you home though various VOD services. V/H/S is slated to make it's home video debut on both Blu-Ray ($29.98) and DVD ($ 26.98), December 4th.

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