The subsequent Paranormal Activity film is formally on the playing cards.
Blumhouse chief and all-around horror powerhouse Jason Blum confirmed as a lot on The Evolution of Horror podcast (h/t Bloody Disgusting), noting that sequence stalwart Christopher Landon will likely be growing the subsequent installment. Earlier than making a cult gem in Glad Demise Day (to not point out its thrilling sequel), Landon penned a complete of 4 Paranormal Activity motion pictures, culminating in The Marked Ones, which he additionally directed.
Whereas a bit of tough across the edges, The Marked Ones proved to be the platform on which Landon launched his filmmaking profession, happening to helm Scouts Information to the Zombie Apocalypse and the aforementioned Glad Demise Day motion pictures. Quick ahead to 2020, and he’s seemingly on the verge of circling again to the realm of found-footage horror, with Blum telling The Evolution of Horror podcast that Chris Landon is certainly approaching board for Paranormal Activity 7.
“We’re doing a brand new Paranormal Activity, we now have Chris Landon…he’s developing with Paranormal Activity 7,” he stated.
The query, actually, is whether or not Blumhouse angles this to be a direct sequel to The Ghost Dimension – extensively believed to be the ultimate entry into this cult horror franchise again in 2015 – or some type of quasi-reboot. Alas, Blum didn’t disclose something official.
Actually, in a earlier interview with Bloody Disgusting, the über-producer admitted that he wasn’t positive whether or not the so-far untitled Paranormal Activity 7 will launch as a found-footage flick.
The reply is, I don’t know. I suppose we’re about to search out out, however I don’t know. I don’t know. I don’t know. It’s one thing that we’re speaking about, however I don’t know what it’s going to wind up being.
These finer particulars will naturally be ironed out as soon as Paranormal Activity 7 begins to achieve some momentum. However at the least for now, horror followers can really feel reassured by the information that Christopher Landon has agreed to be the driving pressure for the upcoming continuation.
Supply: The Evolution of Horror