In an era of knee-jerk disdain for found footage horror movies, The Houses October Built was widely regarded as one of the best genre offerings of 2014. Now, we’re getting word that the search for America’s most extreme haunted house attraction will continue when The Houses October Built 2 gets a limited theatrical & VOD release this September. With new chapters also coming down the pike for Saw, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Annabelle, 2017 is definitely the Year of the Sequel!
EXCLUSIVE: RLJE Films, a brand under the RLJ Entertainment umbrella, has acquired North American rights to The Houses October Built 2, a horror sequel to the 2014 found-footage haunted-house pic. Original director/co-writer/star Bobby Roe returns, as does his ensemble cast of Brandy Schaefer, Zack Andrews, Mikey Roe, and Jeff Larson. A September theatrical and VOD bow is in the works. Steven Schneider (Insidious, Split) produced with Andrews.
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Official Synopsis: The new pic picks up the five haunted-house enthusiast friends still trying to recover from the trauma of being kidnapped last Halloween by the Blue Skeleton — a group who takes “extreme haunt” to another level. They decide to face their fears in order to move on and go back out on the road to find more haunted houses, but signs of the Blue Skeleton start appearing again.
We don’t have a trailer yet, but check out a couple promo pics below, and peep the trailer and synopsis for 2014’s The Houses October Built below those. We’ll bring you updates as additional details emerge. Stay tuned!
Official Synopsis: Looking to find an authentic, blood-curdling good fright for Halloween, five friends set off on a road trip in an RV to track down these underground Haunts. Just when their search seems to reach a dead end, strange and disturbing things start happening and it becomes clear that the Haunt has come to them…
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