It must be the season of filming movies in secret. Now, there is a sequel to 2015’s The Gallows. Just like Adam Green’s Victor Crawley; it was filmed in secret. There was no news about the sequel until a ticketing website 1 iota; had an advanced screening of The Gallows 2.
According to 1 iota, the plot of The Gallows 2 is:
After aspiring actress Auna Rue transfers to a prestigious new school, her desires are twisted by a viral challenge capable of conjuring a malevolent spirit.
According to Bloody Disgusting, the cast includes Ema Horvath, Brittany Falardeau and Chris Milligan. No director or writer has been revealed at this time. The site 1 iota has held special screenings for The Conjuring films, the new IT film (2017) and the first film, The Gallows.
The Gallows is a found footage film set in a haunted school. Charlie, a vengeful spirit, torments the teens and kills them by hanging them. The first film had a budget of $100,000 and it grossed approximately $40 million worldwide. That alone would merit a sequel. However, it was not well received by critics and fans. Rotten Tomatoes gave it a 16% fresh rating. Overall on Rotten Tomatoes per the reviews, it had a rating of 3.2/10. Fans on the site were a little bit less critical of the film with the average score of 2.3/5.
At this time, there is not much information on the sequel. So stay tuned as PopHorror keeps you updated on the film. What do you think? Are you excited about the sequel to The Gallows? Let us know in the comments below!