Lionsgate and Adam Wingard revealed today that The Woods (2016) is actually a Blair Witch sequel releasing in movie theaters on September 16, 2016. That is a big reveal that they were holding for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con 2016 event. James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez, Brandon Scott, Valorie Curry, Corbin Reid, and Wes Robinson star in Blair Witch (2016).
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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.
Directed by Adam Wingard
Official Synopsis: Near Burkittsville, in the Black Hills Forest, on the root of a lightning-struck tree, the couple of Lane and Talia find a DV tape sticking out of the ground. The content of the found tape is mostly footage of static, however, near the end, there is also an intriguing small part where someone is trying to escape from something that is after him, screaming and running in an abandoned house. After accidentally stumbling across the uploaded footage, James, believing that this is his final chance to put an end once and for all in the unresolved mystery of his sister's Heather disappearance, some twenty years ago in the same woods, he assembles a team of friends in search of answers. Sooner or later, the team will go astray in the heart of a green maze that is riddled with the chilling legend of Elly Kedward, the Blair Witch who relentlessly keeps messing with their sanity, gradually taking them down, one by one. Eventually, James will find himself in the epicentre of the evil activity, trapped inside the very house where his sister disappeared, unaware of the fact that, once more, the witch will demand her sacrifice.
Cast: Heather Donahue, Callie Hernandez, Valorie Curry, James Allen McCune, Brandon Scott, Wes Robinson, Corbin Reid
Genres: Horror, Thriller