Fans of The Blair Witch Project (1999) were privy to an exciting announcement, the upcoming release of a third film in the franchise title Blair Witch (2016). To maintain secrecy, the film had a working title called The Woods and was only recently revealed to be a sequel to The Blair Witch Project.
Blair Witch (2016) is directed by Adam Wingard and written by Simon Barrett and is produced by Lionsgate. Eduardo Sánchez and Daniel Myrick are also tied to the film as executive producers. The new film has generated a great deal of buzz in the horror community, who eagerly await the film’s worldwide release on September 14, 2016.
Check out the Blair Witch (2016) movie trailer here!
A group of college students venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mysteries surrounding the disappearance of James’ sister who many believe is connected to the legend of the Blair Witch. At first the group is hopeful, especially when a pair of locals offer to act as guides through the dark and winding woods, but as the endless night wears on, the group is visited by a menacing presence. Slowly, they begin to realize the legend is all too real and more sinister than they could have imagined.