Almost ten years ago, director Bryan Bertino shattered our sense of security when The Strangers, a film that set the standard for future home-invasion flicks, was released nationwide. Inspired by true events as the opening implies, The Strangers claims that the brutal events happened on February 11th, 2005 and are still not entirely known.
Audiences around the world watched in horror as three masked murderers stalked and tormented a desperate couple. Liv Tyler (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Leftovers), and Scott Speedman (Underworld Evolution, The Monster), play the couple returning to a summer home after a wedding reception unaware of what is about to unfold.
Additionally, throughout the horrific events that unfold, viewers couldn’t help but wonder one question: “Why?”
In the end the answer is so excruciatingly terrifying:
“Because you were home.”
The sequel, titled, Strangers: Prey at Night introduces director, Johannes Roberts (47 Meters Down). Joining Roberts is returning writer, Bryan Bertino and Ben Ketai to continue the story.
Further more, the film will introduce new characters with the promise of bringing back that unsettling fear we remember.
A family’s road trip takes a dangerous turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park to stay with some relatives and find it mysteriously deserted. Under the cover of darkness, three masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test the family’s every limit as they struggle to survive.
Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison, and Martin Henderson to star.
Strangers: Prey at Night is currently being shot in Cincinnati, Ohio. This film by Avion Pictures will release in theaters everywhere March 9th, 2018 next year.
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