Blumhouse Productions and eOne's Sinister 2, the sequel to the 2012 sleeper hit horror movie Sinister, begins production next week in Chicago. Ciaran Foy (Citadel) is directing Sinister 2, which Focus Features will release nationwide domestically on Friday, August 21st, 2015. Focus, Entertainment One (eOne), and Blumhouse confirmed key information today.
Scott Derrickson, director of Sinister, has written the Sinister 2 screenplay with C. Robert Cargill; the duo also wrote the original film. eOne is financing Sinister 2. Jason Blum of Blumhouse, who produced the earlier movie, is producing Sinister 2 with Derrickson. Charles Layton, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, and eOne's Xavier Marchand and Patrice Theroux are executive producers on Sinister 2.Read More
Sinister star James Ransone has joined the cast of Oldboy, replacing Nate Parker. We reported last month that Nate Parker was in talks to star, although scheduling issues forced him to drop out.
James Ransone will play a doctor who works with Elizabeth Olsen's character. The story centers on a man (Josh Brolin) who was imprisoned for more than a decade. When he is released without any explanation, he seeks revenge against his captors. Sharlto Copley and Samuel L. Jackson also star.Read More
James Ransone and Jake Cherry have joined Nu Image/Millennium Films' crime drama Son of No One, starring opposite Channing Tatum.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Son of No One centers on a young cop (Tatum) assigned to police his old working-class neighborhood.Read More