RLJE Films Acquires ‘The Houses October Built 2’

With the success of The Houses October Built from 2014, it comes as no surprise that a sequel would be in the works. News comes from RLJE Films, a brand of RLJ Entertainment, announcing that they have acquired all North American rights to the horror movie, The Houses October Built 2.

RLJE plans to release The Houses October Built 2 in theaters and On Demand in September 2017.  Mark Ward, RLJE’s chief acquisitions officer, made the announcement:

We’re excited to once again work with these familiar and committed filmmakers to make The Houses October Built 2 a success,” said Ward. “The first film built a strong following and we’re confident this second installation of the series will not only be seen by fans, but it will also attract new legions of horror enthusiasts.”

It was written by Zack Andrews and Bobby Roe as well as directed by Roe (The Houses October Built). The ensemble cast from the first film: Brandy Schaefer, Zack Andrews, Mikey Roe, Bobby Roe, and Jeff Larson all return.

In The Houses October Built 2, five friends try to recover from the trauma of being kidnapped last Halloween by the Blue Skeleton – a group who takes “extreme haunt” to another level – by facing their fears in order to move on.  As they go back out on the road to experience more haunted house attractions, signs of the Blue Skeleton start appearing and a new terror

I remember stumbling across the original film on Netflix one day and decided to give it a shot. I ended up really enjoying it, and with this announcement, I am excited to see where The Houses October Built 2 will take me. Will you be checking it out when it gets released in September?


About Scott Crawford

I am an avid lover of horror films ever since I was a little boy. I have amassed a sizeable film collection in my life and it is one of my pride and joy. I also love video games and have been playing them since the days of the Intellivision. I currently play on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch and love all genres of games but mainly play single player story driven games mainly in the fantasy or horror genre. I also host a podcast called The Podcast by the Cemetery with two of my friends and we talk horror and video games.

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