Restarting Paramount’s paranormal activity sets the lead cast

Just a month after the announcement that the upcoming reboot of the hit horror franchise will lead straight to Paramount +, the latest from Paramount Paranormal activity The film has built up its cast with the additions of Emily Bader, Roland Buck III, Dan Lippert, and Henry Ayers-Brown, according to The Wrap.

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The details of the plot related to the seventh installment in the series, which is being produced by Paramount Players, are currently being kept under wraps, although sources have repeatedly reported that the film was not a remake or a sequel, but rather a “unexpected retoolingThe franchise that came before. The film is being written by Christoper Landon, who served as the lead screenwriter for the series after writing the script for the second through fourth entries and writing and directing the spin-off in 2014 The marked oneswith William Eubank (Underwater) appended to directly.

The franchise company celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2019. The first film blew up at the domestic box office, setting the horror world ablaze with a newfound interest in the found footage genre for $ 193 million worldwide.

Paranormal activity Five sequels followed, exploring the different nooks and crannies of the first movie’s vague myth, culminating in the 2015 3D sequel. The ghost dimension. The six films grossed over $ 890 million worldwide, an impressive amount for their micro-budgets, and the series became one of fan-favorite horror franchises in the mid-2000s.

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Director Oren Peli ran the original film in the franchise and tried unsuccessfully to replicate the film’s success with other found footage projects such as Chernobyl diaries and Area 51 in theaters plus The river on ABC. The franchise also attracted Catfish filmmakers Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, who made the third and fourth films in the series.

The seventh Paranormal activity was previously slated to hit theaters on March 19 and should then be released on March 4, 2022. With its new Paramount + debut, it is currently unknown whether the film will meet that date.