We’re big fans of Jim Mickle’s vampire apocalypse horror/road movie Stake Land, so it’s great to hear that a sequel has just been shot: The Stakelander.
Bloody Disgusting reports that Dark Sky Films, Glass Eye Pix and Syfy has secretly been filming the movie, which has a screenplay by the original’s co-writer Nick Damici (We Are What We Are, Cold In July), who also returns in the lead role of Mister. Connor Paolo also returns as Martin, while the new additions include Laura Abramsen (Basic Human Needs), AC Peterson (Shooter), Bonnie Dennison (Beneath), Kristina
Mickle hasn’t returned to direct. Instead, Dan Berk and Robert Olsen, the duo behind last year’s solid chiller Body, have stepped behind the camera.
“When his home of New Eden is destroyed by a revitalised Brotherhood and its new Vamp leader, Martin finds himself alone in the badlands of America with only the distant memory of his mentor and legendary vampire hunter, Mister, to guide him. Roaming the wilderness of a steadily decaying country, Martin goes in search of the one man who can help him get revenge. Once reunited, Mister and Martin prepare to battle a now-ravenous Brotherhood and its monstrous overlord. But it’ll take more than the two of them to take down this terrifying new threat, and with more than just their lives now at risk, the stakes are higher than ever before.”
There’s no release date for the film yet, but we’re hoping this will be a worthy follow-up to an underrated film.
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