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Exclusive Update on The Blair Witch Sequel

Dan Myrick and Ed SanchezThere have been some rumblings across the World Wide Web as of late with regard to a possible sequel to The Blair Witch Project, which just recently celebrated its ten-year anniversary. In order to find out exactly what’s true and what’s rumor, we contacted Dan Myrick to get the lowdown.

According to Dan, “Ed [Sanchez, his co-director on the original] and I are brainstorming a sequel idea, but that’s as far as we’ve gone.

Which pretty much fits in with what Sanchez recently told the BCC News: “Ideally, each Blair Witch film would be a completely different kind of movie. We’ve thought about doing a film that takes place in the late 1700s and looks like a [Stanley] Kubrick movie with gritty looking people and lighting.

But now, we’re thinking about going back and and seeing what happened directly after the first film finished. I think it will have some kind of video element in it, but it won’t be a first person hand-held movie.

What do you guys think of the sequel idea? It won’t be easy to re-capture lightning in a bottle like the first time, but we’re all for them trying!

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  • Cash Bailey

    Does this mean they’ve gotten the rights back or something?

  • Blockbuster

    The original movie SUCKED. I hated it. Seriously…I thought the second one was actually better.

    • kiddcapone

      I actually agree. I think if the second movie was just called Book of Shadows, and WASN’T a sequel to the BWP, it would have been much better received as a quirky standalone flick.

  • PelusaMG

    I’d love to see exactly what happened immediately after the camera guy gets knocked over… but that’s all I’d be interested in seeing!

  • Sirand

    The mythology in Blair Witch is absolutely terrifying, so I’m down for another go-around provided the original creators are behind it.

  • techstar25

    There already was a sequel, and it was one of the worst movies ever made.
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0229260/