UPDATED (8/25/17): It’s True Again!
UPDATED: Sorry folks, it looks like we were duped. Sources close to the production have informed us they have no idea how this inaccurate information ended up on AMC’s website.
Regular readers of Horror Freak News know that we’ve got an inside source who’s been dropping up info on the down-low regarding the upcoming, hotly anticipated & highly controversial Jeepers Creepers 3. We went out on a limb to report that the film would be arriving in theaters on September 26th, following in the tradition of the first 2 Jeepers Creepers films which both opened on Labor Day Weekends (in 2001 and 2003 respectively).
[For a summary of writer/director Victor Salva’s criminal past and why many horror fans are choosing to boycott Jeepers Creepers 3, follow the link at the bottom of the article.]
Our source tipped us off to what appears to be confirmation of the September 26th release, and while it doesn’t come via the studio or distributor, the source is highly trusted: The official website for AMC Theaters. If you search for “Jeepers Creepers 3”, you are taken to a page the confirms the September 26th release date, along with the film’s rating and run time. Have a look-see:
Jeepers Creepers 3 opens on September 26th, 2017. The film is Rated R and runs 1 Hour and 40 minutes. We still don’t have an official poster or release date, but considering September 26th is a mere 41 days away, we’ve got to assume a release of both are imminent. Obviously, we’ll be keeping our ears to the ground to bring you updates as they emerge. In the meantime, here’s what we know so far:
Our source has revealed that Trish (Gina Philips) is the narrator of Jeepers Creepers 3; the film ends with a reveal that shows the character 23 years after the events of the first Jeepers Creepers film, released in 2001; obviously, we can expect to see how the years have worn on her. So while Philips role is indeed small, it is integral; the ending absolutely sets up additional films, or a potential TV series, featuring Trish.
Official Synopsis: Taking place on the last day of the Creeper’s twenty-three-day feeding frenzy, as the skeptical Sargent Tubbs teams up with a task force hellbent on destroying the Creeper for good. The Creeper fights back in gory glory as its enemies grow closer than ever before to learning the secret of its dark origins.
The film features Meg Foster, Gina Philips, and Jonathan Breck.
Stay tuned for that and other news regarding Jeepers Creepers 3 as details emerge. Stay tuned!