Greater than a decade since directing the primary live-action adaptation of Silent Hill, Deadline brings phrase that French filmmaker Christophe Gans is formally returning to the horror franchise to helm its forthcoming reboot titled Return to Silent Hill. Jeremy Irvine (Nice Expectations) and Hannah Emily Anderson (Jigsaw) have been tapped for the main roles of James and Mary within the new movie adaptation of the hit online game sequence of the identical identify.
Return to Silent Hill will likely be primarily based on Konami’s well-liked 2001 sport Silent Hill 2, which centered round a widower’s journey by way of the titular sinister city in hopes of discovering his lacking spouse. It’s being penned by Gans, Sandra Vo-Anh, and William Josef Schneider. Manufacturing is predicted to start subsequent month in Germany and Japanese Europe.
“The movie will comply with James (Irvine), a person damaged after being separated from his one real love (Anderson),” reads the synopsis. “When a mysterious letter calls him again to Silent Hill in the hunt for her, he finds a once-recognizable city reworked by an unknown evil. As James descends deeper into the darkness, he encounters terrifying figures each acquainted and new and begins to query his personal sanity as he struggles to make sense of actuality and maintain on lengthy sufficient to avoid wasting his misplaced love.”
The reboot is produced by Victor Hadida for Davis Movies together with Molly Hassell and David Wulf for Hassell Free Productions. Gans first tailored the sport in 2006, which starred Sean Bean, Radha Mitchell, Jodelle Ferland, Laurie Holden, and Alice Krige. It was adopted by Silent Hill: Revelation in 2012, which serves as a direct sequel to the primary movie.