The Strangers 2 might be in trouble

The sequel to home invasion horror The Strangers might be off again

The Strangers

Brian Bertino’s The Strangers came at the start of the home invasion horror boom back in 2008, as Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman fended off (or didn’t) a trio of masked intruders. Rumblings of a sequel have been going around for years, but over the course of last year it actually seemed to be gearing up to shoot. However, that might not happen.

Collider reports that Relativity’s bankruptcy woes might have hobbled any hopes for a sequel. In their interview with producer Roy Lee, they were told that “We have a script that’s fantastic but they’ve had some financial difficulties so it’s unclear as to whether or not they’ll be able to finance the movie.”

Uh-oh.

He did drop an intriguing plot teaser: “It’s connected in the sense of ‘What if you moved into an area where the Strangers lived?”

At present, the creative team includes director Marcel Langenegger (Deception) and writer Ben Ketai (The Forest). So much of the noise around Relativity’s issues has been regarding The Crow, so we almost forgot other genre films were thrown into trouble. But do you want to see The Strangers 2?

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