In an statement today, Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films, and producers Samuel Hadida (‘Resident Evil’, ‘Silent Hill’) and Don Carmody (‘Resident Evil’, ‘Gothica’ ‘Orphan’, ‘Silent Hill’) announced that Open Road Films has acquired the domestic distribution rights to the sequel of the 2006 horror/fantasy film ‘Silent Hill’ called ‘Silent Hill: Revelation 3D.’ Not only did they acquire the rights, but they also set a US release date for the film which will be in October, just in time for Halloween.
The original ‘Silent Hill’ film was based on the video game by Konami but the franchise has expanded to comic books, graphic novels, collectible action figures and sound tracks. The movie opened in the number one spot and has earned almost $100 million worldwide.
Directed by Directed by Michael J. Bassett (‘Deathwatch’), ‘Silent Hill: Revelation 3D’ is about Heather Mason and her father who have been on the run, always one step ahead of dangerous forces that she doesn’t fully understand. On the eve of her 18th birthday, plagued by horrific nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather discovers she’s not who she thinks she is. The revelation leads her deeper into a demonic world that threatens to trap her forever.
The movie will reunite original ‘Silent Hill’ cast members Sean Bean (‘Game Of Thrones’, ‘Lord Of The Rings’), Deborah Kara Unger (‘White Noise’, ‘Highlander: The Final Dimension’), and Radha Mitchell (‘The Crazies’, ‘Neighbours’). Also starring in the film are Adelaide Clemens (‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’), Kit Harington (‘Game of Thrones’), Carrie-Anne Moss (‘The Matrix’ trilogy, ‘Disturbia’, ‘Chuck’), and Malcolm McDowell (‘Fantasy Island’ reboot, ‘Superman’ animated series, ‘Heroes’).
‘Silent Hill: Revelation 3D’ will be released on October 26 a week after ‘Paranormal Activity 4’ is released. It’s beginning to look like Halloween may be a good day to go to the movies. What do you all think?