The first A Haunted House, a spoof on the found-footage horror genre, opened in January with $19M and has grossed $40M+ in the U.S. Open Road announced the sequel last month and now has dated it for March 28, 2014. Marlon Wayans is back to star and is co-writing again with Rick Alvarez, and IM Global’s Octane label is financing and producing. Shooting is set to start this summer.
LOS ANGELES, CA, April 8, 2013 – Open Road Films has acquired all U.S. distribution rights to A HAUNTED HOUSE 2 (working title) – the sequel to this year’s hit film A HAUNTED HOUSE – to be co-written by and starring Marlon Wayans. The film will be financed and produced by IM Global’s genre label Octane. The announcement was made today by Tom Ortenberg, CEO of Open Road Films and Stuart Ford, CEO of IM Global.