80s horror classic, Silent Night, Deadly Night has a remake in the works. Deadline reports that Orwo Studios and Black Hangar Studios have acquired the rights to remake the controversial Christmas slasher, which was released in 1984 and spawned a movie franchise with several sequels. Planned for a 2022 release, Orwo is launching sales for the project at the virtual European Film Market. Scott Schneid and Dennis Whitehead of Wonderwheel Entertainment, the original movie’s producers, are reportedly on board for the remake. They’ll be producing alongside Anthony Masi of MasiMedia and Jake Seal, Terry Bird, and Jamie R. Thompson of Orwo Studios/Black Hangar. “The continued desire for horror content and the ongoing success of the genre meant it was the perfect time to be able to offer up this chilling revival of the iconic title,” Wonderwheel said in a statement. Masi added: “We are thrilled to be working with the original producers as well as Orwo and Black Hangar and are committed to honoring nostalgia for the original while offering surprises for new audiences to discover and embrace.” Oddly enough, the original Silent Night, Deadly Night was released in theaters on the same day as another iconic slasher movie, A… Read full this story
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