Good news has come out for those of you excited to see the second installment of a budding anthology franchise! It’s looking like S-VHS (review) has found itself a home with the folks who brought you the original flick, V/H/S! YAY, no-brainer!
Deadline is reporting that Magnolia Pictures is wrapping up a deal worth north of $1 million for S-VHS after an auction that included Lionsgate and Drafthouse. The deal beats the sum for the first film, V/H/S, which Magnolia also released.
S-VHS / USA, Canada (directors: Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Edúardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans, Jason Eisener; screenwriters: Simon Barrett, Jamie Nash, Timo Tjahjanto & Gareth Huw Evans, John Davies) — Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his abandoned house and find another collection of mysterious VHS tapes. In viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be terrifying motives behind the student’s disappearance.
The cast for this go-round includes Adam Wingard, Lawrence Levine, L.C Holt, Kelsy Abbott, and Hannah Hughes.
Sundance runs from January 17th-27th. Visit the official 2013 Sundance Film Festival website for more info.
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