Seen in the War Horse by Steven Spielberg and aged 32, Jeremy Irvine will play the role of James, a broken man after the loss of his beloved, played by Hannah Anderson, a regular in horror films (Jigsaw, What keeps you alive) 33 years old. As in Silent Hill 2, James is drawn to the town of the same name after inexplicably receiving a letter from his late wife Mary. Like the film made in 2006, this sequel will be helmed by French director Christophe Gans. The latter is also in charge of the screenplay with Sandra Vo-Anhn, who has already collaborated with Gans on The beauty and the Beast (2014), and William Josef Schneider, who for his part was to work with the director on the adaptation of Corto Maltese canceled in 2019. Known for Crying Freeman And The Pact of the WolvesChristophe Gans is moreover a regular at project cancellations, but it now seems too late to backtrack in the case of Return to Silent Hill.
Mary at all cost
“Return to Silent Hill is a mythological love story about a person so deeply in love that they are willing to go to hell to save someone. I am delighted to be able to count on the wonderful talents of Jeremy Irvine and Hannah Anderson to take us into a universe of psychological horror that I hope will satisfy and surprise fans of Silent Hill.“, commented the 63-year-old director. The latter undoubtedly knows that he is tackling here one of the most respected horror games by fans, a game from 2001 which Bloober Team has the difficult task of realizing. a remake on PlayStation 5 and PC. Released in 2006 with Radha Mitchell and Sean Bean in the title roles, the first film silent Hill grossed $100 million at the box office.
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