Poltergeist remake films this September

New character details announced for Sam Raimi-produced Poltergeist remake

PoltergeistThe Poltergeist remake, produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Roy Lee and directed by Gil Kenan (Monster House), will shoot in September.

According to Bloody Disgusting, the plot of the new film is as follows

“Eric Bowen and his family who, after he loses his job, relocate to a new town to start anew. His daughter, Madison, is abducted, making him truly understand what’s important in life: family. In the new version, Eric’s wife, Amy, can communicate with the dead. Another interesting new character is Carrigan Burke, a television personality who hosts ‘Haunted House Cleaners.’ The supernatural doesn’t scare this guy. Dr. Brooke Powell is Carrigan’s ex-wife who is a parapsychologist at a local university. Her team investigates the supernatural events surrounding the disappearance of the Bowen girl.”

You can buy Poltergeist on Blu-ray for £8 at Amazon.co.uk.