Emmy nominated Mad Men star Christina Hendricks, Once Upon a Time‘s Bailee Madison, and Aftermath‘s Lewis Pullman will star in the horror/thriller The Strangers 2, directed by Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down). The sequel to 2008’s The Strangers is written by the original film’s writer/director Bryan Bertino and Ben Ketai, and filming is expected to take place in Los Angeles beginning on May 30, 2017. Wayne Marc Godfrey, Robert Jones, Mark Lane, and James Harris are on board as producers, and Trevor Macy is executive producing.
BLOOM announced the casting and will be handling foreign sales. The Fyzz Facility Pictures and Relativity Media are backing the project and Aviron is set to distribute the film in Canada and the United States.
The Strangers opened in theaters on May 30, 2008 and starred Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman, Gemma Ward, Kip Weeks, and Glenn Howerton. The R-rated thriller opened to $21 million domestically and went on to gross $82 million worldwide before exiting theaters.
The Strangers 2 Plot: The Strangers 2 follows a family whose road trip takes a turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park and after the power goes out they decide to hunker down for the night in a borrowed trailer. Under the cover of darkness three familiar masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test their every limit.