Blair Witch gets a new trailer and poster
Due to release next month, Lionsgate have released a new trailer and poster for Blair Witch. The film is written by Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett, who previously collaborated on You’re Next and The Guest. Originally titled The Woods, the official title was revealed earlier this summer at San Diego Comic Con. The found footage film stars James Allen McCune (Shameless), who sets out to discover what happened to his long missing sister, Heather Donahue, a character from the original 1999 horror film titled The Blair Witch Project.
The official synopsis from Lionsgate is as follows: “A group of college students venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of James’ sister who many believe is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. At first the group is hopeful, especially when a pair of locals offer to act as guides through the dark and winding woods, but as the endless night wears on, the group is visited by a menacing presence. Slowly, they begin to realize the legend is all too real and more sinister than they could have imagined.”
View the new trailer below:
In addition to James Allen McCune, the film stars Valorie Curry (The Following), Callie Hernandez (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series), Brandon Scott (Grey’s Anatomy), Wes Robinson (American Dreams), and Corbin Reid (Words With Girls).
Blair Witch will debut in theaters on September 16th, 2016.
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