The ‘Sinister’ Sequel Settles on a Release Date

Sinister 2 Gets a Release Date

The sequel to the tiny-budgeted horror hit Sinister will arrive on August 21, 2015. Sinister 2 is being written by Sinister 1’s writer/director Scott Derrickson along with C. Robert Cargill (who also co-wrote Sinister).

Ciaran Foy is attached to direct the sequel set up at Focus Features. eOne is financing Sinister 2 and Jason Blum is producing through his Blumhouse Productions. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Charles Layton, and eOne’s Xavier Marchand and Patrice Theroux are on board as executive producers.

Sinister opened in theaters on October 12, 2012 with Ethan Hawke and Juliet Rylance in starring roles. The blockbuster horror film was made on a budget of $3 million and grossed $87 million worldwide before exiting theaters.

-By Rebecca Murray

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