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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Toronto Start For "Poltergeist" - September 2013



The new Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures (MGM), Fox 2000 Pictures feature, rebooting director Tobe Hooper's "Poltergeist", will start shooting principal photography in Toronto September 2013.


Gil Kenan ("Monster House") will direct from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David Lindsay-Abaire, for producers Sam Raimi ("Evil Dead") and Rob Tapert ("The Posession") via their Ghost House Pictures, along with Roy Lee ("The Strangers"). Nathan Kahane ("The Grudge") will executive produce:


"...in a revisionist take on the classic horror film, a family struggling to make ends meet relocates to an outdated suburban home.


"There they are confronted by an angry spirit who kidnaps their youngest daughter and challenges them to band together to rescue her from the clutches of evil..."


Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek the original 1982 "Poltergeist"...