Silent Hill 2 Film Adaptation Is Coming From Original Film's Director And Producer
The movie is called Return to Silent Hill and is an adaptation of Silent Hill 2.
A new movie entitled Return to Silent Hill is upcoming from the creators of the original 2006 film. The movie is an adaptation of Silent Hill 2 and is currently in production.
In the Silent Hill Transmission, Rui Naito, assistant producer at Konami and lead of IP and cross-media development for Silent Hill, described the film as the "catalyst" for new Silent Hill games. Victor Hadida, producer of the original Silent Hill films, reached out to Konami with a proposal to make a new film. This brought on the urge to revive the franchise to coincide with the creation of the new film. Christophe Gans, who directed the original film as well as cult classic Brotherhood of the Wolf, is set to direct.
During the broadcast, Gans said, "[Silent Hill 2] is much more about psychological horror even if we are going to find again all the same creatures and the same terror sequences." Over and around the interview, storyboard panels and concept art for the new film is shown. Much of the displayed art consists of scenes from the game. Hadida said that, "there is a clear idea from Christophe to make it modern, but also very true to the video game...Christophe is really somebody that respects the work that has been done, but that also has his own vision."
The first Silent Hill film was fairly well received, but its sequel Silent Hill Revelation 3D was broadly disliked. A remake of Silent Hill 2 is also on the way from Bloober Team, as well as a brand new game entitled Silent Hill F and the cross media game Silent Hill Ascension. A release date or any further details concerning the film have not been announced.
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