Movie News

Apocalypse coming : A Haunted House 2 greenlit!

Apocalypse coming : A Haunted House 2 greenlit!
Clint

When I was a kid, whenever the local cinema would bring a movie back for a few sessions – a couple of weeks after its initial season had finished – they’d slap a “Back by Public Demand” sticker on the print ad. It made you feel as if you’d played some sort of special part in getting the film, whatever it might have been, back on the screens there.

Of course, it had nothing to do with the public. Probably had more to do with a lack of other films out there, a free screen, or an excuse to milk whatever was left out of the film’s ruby red teat.
I don’t know why I bring this up, really. But reading (over on Hollywood Reporter) that a sequel to this year’s “A Haunted House”, a spoof flick from Marlon Wayans, is in the works I can’t help but envision suits sitting around the table going ‘well, the public asked for it. Let’s give it to them.’

The public didn’t ask for it; some were unfortunately just suckered into see the first. Will they come back? Hard to say… though cinemagoers do seem to still love a good slab of dumb on occasion (that $40 million “A Haunted House” pocketed is proof of that!).

“A Haunted House 2″ will be co-written and again star Marlon Wayans. Open Road Films have acquired the distribution rights to the movie, with IM Global’s genre label Octane financing. Production is due to kick off in the Summer.

Enjoy the sequel, fans.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News
Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in Movie News

princecharming

Prince Charming movie in the works at Disney

Brooke CampbellJul 7, 2015
stopthesequel

Back to the Future 4 & 9 other sequels that never happened!

Editorial StaffJul 7, 2015
kingdomdvd

Kingdom : Season One DVD sneak peek!

Editorial StaffJul 7, 2015
HANNIBAL -- "Mizumono" Episode 213 -- Pictured: Mads Mikkelsen as Hannibal Lecter -- (Photo by: Brooke Palmer/NBC)

Netflix, Amazon pass on Hannibal

Brooke CampbellJul 7, 2015
jeffreydeanmorgan

Jeffrey Dean Morgan finds regular employ with Good Wife

Brooke CampbellJul 7, 2015
guardians

Guardians of the Galaxy animated series launching September 26!

Brooke CampbellJul 7, 2015
annavincent

Anna Camp, Vincent Kartheiser among Saints & Strangers cast

Brooke CampbellJul 7, 2015
donnieyen

Donnie Yen heading to a Galaxy far, far away!?

Brooke CampbellJul 7, 2015
nedkelly

Snowtown helmer doing new Ned Kelly movie

Brooke CampbellJul 7, 2015