KONAMI ANNOUNCES NEW DETAILS FOR SILENT HILL: REVELATION 3D
Second Feature Film Adaptation of Best Selling Videogame Franchise to Begin Filming in Toronto March 7th
Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, the sequel to the horror film Silent Hill based on Konami's popular game franchise, has begun production by Davis Films in Toronto, Ontario. Developed and published by KONAMI, the Silent Hill franchise pioneered the survival horror videogame, by giving players visceral fear, haunting monsters, twisted storylines and blurred reality all set in the malevolent town of Silent Hill.
"For over a decade, The Silent Hill franchise has been scaring players through psychological horror and the fear of the unknown," said Shinji Hirano, President of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. "It's that proven blueprint for terror we know Samuel Hadida is capable of re-creating for the big screen. With him at the helm, we're confident Silent Hill Revelations 3D, will bring a new dimension of fear for fans both old and new!"
With much of the original creative body behind the first Silent Hill film, Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, will be directed by Michael J. Bassett (Solomon Kane, Deathwatch), and will feature rising stars Adelaide Clemens ( X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Vampire, Camilla Dickinson, Wasted on the Young) and Kit Harington (Game of Thrones).
"We are all excited to have the Silent Hillteam reunited in Toronto for the sequel to one of the best horror franchises of all time," said Producer Samuel Hadida of Davis Films. "With Michael at the directing helm, we will be building on the first film and taking theSilent Hill story into new territories with exciting storylines and visuals that will grab both new audiences, and those familiar with the Silent Hillfranchise."
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About the Silent Hill franchise:
Silent Hill is the premiere franchise in the horror videogame genre with over four million copies sold in Japan, the U.S. and Europe. With seven games in the collection, Silent Hill is known for its heart-pumping visuals, terrifying narratives, menacing monsters and award-winning soundtrack. Each game centers around the small and sleepy town of Silent Hill, a desolate enclave "just outside of town". But as players soon discover, things are not what they seem as they're never truly alone in Silent Hill.
About Silent Hill Revelation 3D:
For years, Heather Mason (Clemens) and her father have been on the run,always one step ahead ofdangerous forcesthat she doesn'tfully understand. Now on the eve of her 18th birthday, plagued by terrifying nightmares and the disappearance of her father, Heather discovers she's not who she thinks she is.The revelation leads her deeper into a demonic worldthat threatens totrapher in Silent Hill forever.
About Davis Films:
Davis Films, based in Paris and Los Angeles, is one of the world's leading independent production companies and has been directly involved in the production of over forty feature films. Along with leading French distributor Metropolitan FilmExport, Davis Films is owned and managed by Samuel and Victor Hadida.
Hadida's first production was Tony Scott's True Romance, which was based on a script by Quentin Tarantino. Hadida recently announced that he's teaming up with Scott for a third time on a crime thriller starring Academy Award Nominee Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler, Iron Man 2, The Expendables). Davis is also known for its successful adaptations of Japanese media, including Crying Freeman, with Christophe Gans directing, the Resident Evil franchise, and Silent Hill, also directed by Gans.