A reboot of the Christmas-themed cult slasher classic, Silent Night, Deadly Night is developed by the producers of the original film.
A reboot for Silent night, deadly night is in development. The original slasher photo, directed by Charles E. Sellier Jr. and released in 1984, was a Christmas-themed horror, centered on a boy who watches a man dressed as Santa Claus kill his parents. The boy, now an adult and traumatized by the event, embarks on a murderous rampage, dressed in his own Santa outfit. The direct sequel Silent night, deadly night 2 was released in 1987, followed by Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Care in 1989. Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation came out in 1990 and Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker in 1991, but they were only “sequels” in name only, with no connection, in terms of plot, with the first three films.
As reported by Term, Producer Anthony Masi brought the Silent night, deadly night redo the rights of Orwo and Black Hangar Studios, the companies they are also running Jeepers Creepers: Reborn, the fourth film of that horror franchise, scheduled to debut later this year. Also on board for the reboot are the producers of the original 1984 film, Scott Schneid and Dennis Whitehead of Wonderwheel Entertainment. They are excited about the next project and stated: “The continued desire for horror content and the continued success of the genre meant it was the perfect time to deliver this chilling revival of the iconic title. ” Masi added:
We are delighted to be working with the original producers, as well as Orwo and Black Hangar, and we are committed to honoring nostalgia for the original while offering surprises for new audiences to discover and embrace.
“You have survived Halloween, now try to survive Christmas” was the motto of Silent night, deadly night as it received a great deal of criticism during its initial release. Graphic promotional material and violent themes tied to the Christmas season plagued the film with negative reviews. The bad press finally caused Silent night, deadly night which will be removed from the screens just over a week after its debut.
Despite its short theatrical run, Silent night, deadly night it still managed a sizable box office gross. Its historical controversy later served to elevate the film to “legendary” status over the years. Maybe, Silent night, deadly nightCult fame will only contribute to the success of your reboot. The reboot is scheduled for release in 2022.
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