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Sony Rebooting 'I Know What You Did Last Summer'

10:24 AM 9/16/2014 by Jeff Giles
I Know What You Did Last Summer
Because it's been nearly a decade since the last cheapo direct-to-video I Know What You Did Last Summer sequel -- and because America just can't get enough of nubile young things in white tank tops being pursued by homicidal maniacs -- Sony has apparently hit the reboot button on the formerly Jennifer Love Hewitt-led franchise, snaring the creative team behind this year's horror hit Oculus to re-adapt the 1973 Lois Duncan book that started it all.

Sony Plans To Reboot I Know What You Did Last Summer With the help of Oculus' Mike FlanaganOf all the titles being fed into the maw of the Reboot Machine, we really didn’t think anyone would add 1997 horror I Know What You Did Last Summer to the conveyor belt. Still, Sony has gone ahead and done just that, hiring Oculus co-writer/director Mike Flanagan to go back to the source novel – yes, the film had one – for a new stab.Flanagan is working once again with co-producer Jeff Howard, who contributed to the script that turned Oculus from a short into a successful horror film.

‘Gerald’s Game’ Opens Pandora’s Box for Stephen King Adaptations Hachette Few films can boast that they came from WWE Studios, and also boast that they’re not roundly terrible in every way imaginable (although I remain cautiously optimistic about Untitled Flintstones WWE Movie and Jingle All the Way 2). Oculus is one of those films. And a heaping portion of credit for Oculus and its status as WWE Studios’ first film to not deserve a thorough suplexing goes to director Mike Flanagan. But the question remains: what is Flanagan to do now?

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Lionsgate Buys 'Peekers' Pitch From 'Oculus' Team Mike Flanagan & Jeff Howard

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Oculus filmmakers Mike Flanagan and Jeff Howard have sold their original pitch Peekers to Lionsgate. It’s a micro-budget horror film that they will adapt from the short story by Bram Stoker Award-winning Irish novelist Kealan Patrick Burke. Last Vegas’s Lawrence Grey will produce through his Grey Matter Productions. After a terrified man walks into a police station to report that the residents on his entire street are missing, insisting the victims were done in by eerie, grinning doppelgangers. 7 years 5 weeks ago via jetli

Oculus

Posted May 1st, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Ten years ago, tragedy struck the Russell family, leaving the lives of teenage siblings Tim and Kaylie forever changed when Tim was convicted of the brutal murder of their parents. Now in his 20s, Tim is newly released from protective custody and only wants to move on with his life; but Kaylie, still haunted by that fateful night, is convinced her parents’ deaths were caused by something else altogether:

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