Wednesday, February 4, 2015

New Pics from the 'Poltergeist' Reboot

The Poltergeist reboot is happening and here's the first pic to prove it.

USA Today reports:

"Unlike the traditional horror film, I wanted to put together a cast to give weight and reality to these characters. It's the way to anchor the family," says Kenan. "It's such an emotional story at the core. Parents fighting to get their child back from the beyond."

The Bowen family finds itself in a paranormal world of hurt when they move into a suburban fixer-upper, which is in worse need of spiritual cleansing. Kenan says he found his key central girl, Madison, in 8-year-old Kennedi Clements, whom he calls "a force of nature."

Like the original, television is a conduit from the spirit world. But in 2015, the screens are bigger, packing more menace. And there are screens throughout the house.

"The original film commented on how we've let television get out of control, babysitting our kids," says Raimi. "It's only gotten worse with the handheld portable devices. Screens are everywhere."

Check out the pics after the jump

1 comment:

Bob Slatten said...

So Poltergeist and the, however many, sequels that followed weren't enough?

Can't someone get a new idea?

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