The powers-that-be behind Sinister 2 are going all out. We’ve already announced the Sinister 2 Spread the Fear app and Sinister Sundays, and now? Now we have Sinister Weekends! Read on for the haunting details.
From the Press Release:
Gramercy Pictures announces “Sinister Weekends,” a midnight screenings program across the country to connect Sinister fans with the franchise’s haunting inspirations including The Ring, Let the Right One In, and Night of the Living Dead – all leading up to this month’s release of the highly anticipated Sinister 2. The program is set to terrorize fans in Los Angeles, New York, and over a dozen additional markets with weekends of horror celebrating fright inspirations for Sinister co-creators and Sinister 2 screenwriters Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill as well as Sinister 2 director Ciarán Foy. The “Sinister Weekends” culminate in special midnight screenings of the original Sinister. The screenings will feature recorded introductions from Ciarán Foy and producer Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions.
Sinister 2 opens nationally from Gramercy Pictures on Friday, August 21, 2015.
Find out where the nearest “Sinister Weekends” are happening in your market at SinisterScreenings.com.
The Complete “Sinister Weekends” Screening Program:
August 8 and 9, 2015 – THE RING – On August 8 and 9, “Sinister Weekends” showcases The Ring. Gore Verbinksi’s visual masterpiece unnerved Sinister co-creator and writer C. Robert Cargill, who credits this movie with causing a nightmare which would serve as the inspiration for the Sinister franchise.
August 15 and 16, 2015 – THE DEVIL’S BACKBONE, LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, and NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD – Sinister 2 director Ciarán Foy presents three of his personal favorites for “Sinister Weekends” dates August 15 and 16. The trio of diverse and iconic titles speaks to the robust cinematic vocabulary which Foy brings to the franchise.
August 22 and 23, 2015 – SINISTER – On opening weekend for Sinister 2, “Sinister Weekends” will stoke fans’ anticipation with special midnight screenings of the original Sinister.
Sinister 2 Synopsis:
In the aftermath of the shocking events in Sinister, a protective mother (Shannyn Sossamon of “Wayward Pines”) and her 9-year-old twin sons (real-life twins Robert and Dartanian Sloan) find themselves in a rural house marked for death as the evil spirit of Buhguul continues to spread with frightening intensity. James Ransone co-stars.