The new trailer for the upcoming Ethan Hawke horror film "Sinister" has become available. The film, from the producer of the "Paranormal Activity" franchise and writer-director of "The Exorcism of Emily Rose," follows the story of a true crime novelist who discovers a box of mysterious, disturbing home movies that plunge his family into a nightmarish experience of supernatural horror.
Take a look at the trailer below.
Following the trailer's midnight debut, Ethan Hawke, director Scott Derrickson, writer C. Robert Cargill and producer Jason Blum participated in a live twitter chat. Take a look at the transcript of the chat below!
LIVE TWITTER CHAT:
@AlexMcNeill93: What inspired the premise and ideas behind Sinister? #SeeSinister
C. Robert Cargill: I had a nightmare about finding the box of movies in my attic, including the opening shot of the film. Freaked me the out.
@thekelseycooke: Ethan- what made you choose this project? #SeeSinister
Ethan Hawke: the exorcism of emily rose
@KaiserJohnson: Was that Vincent DOnofrio on Skype? #SeeSinister
Scott Derrickson: Yes that was!
@jennifercallagh: How long did it take to make the movie? #SeeSinister
Jason Blum: six horrifying months
@thekelseycooke: Give me your best on-set story in 140 characters- GO! #SeeSinister
C. Robert Cargill: night shoots got so rough one week, we actually got our own specialty coffee truck. #nosleep
@Bryanw702: Whats scarier, Sinister or Insidious? Insidious scared the shit outta me!! #SeeSinister
Ethan Hawke: the producers want me to give a politically correct answer, but I can tell you: SINISTER.
Have you ever heard of the urban legend of Slender Man? this reminded me of it anyway looks great #SeeSinister
C. Robert Cargill: Very familiar. Its got an interesting history to it. There's a film about him coming, and we avoided.
@patrickdmusic: did you also direct the creepy 8mm mini films that @ehawkeofficial watches in the movie?
Scott Derrickson: Yes, I directed all of the footage in the film, including the 8mm footage.
@Bryanw702: How bloody/gory is Sinister?
Scott Derrickson: The "R" rating is for "disturbing images and terror" not gore.
@Just_in_time3: #SeeSinister so far it has a 100% on rotten tomatoes! Is it really that scary!?
Jason Blum: that scary and that GOOD.
@jennifercallagh: Has the cast already seen the movie or do they have to wait till the premiere?#SeeSinister
Ethan Hawke: saw it at SXSW, but the rest of the cast wasnt there. donofrio is gonna watch it on skype.
@telluridehorror: Is the film going to see a wide release?
Scott Derrickson: Yes it will play everywhere.
@johnnydonaldson: #SeeSinister looks really scary. We need more genuinely scary. Where idea 4 it come from?
C. Robert Cargill: Had a nightmare after watching THE RING, thought it would make a good movie and worked on a story for it.
@sarazarr: will people who hardcorely never watch horror find it scary? #cowards (I did see The Shining...)
Scott Derrickson: SaraZarr its going to mess people like you up for life!
@TheTrueBrendanF: Just saw the #SeeSinister trailer. Haven't seen a horror movie tackle pagan themes in a long long time. Got a nice CHANGELING-y vibe from it
C. Robert Cargill: Changeling was a big inspiration for me and Scott, so we take that as a big compliment
@armstrongda: Besides being a great debut for the Sinister trailer, does this mark the Twitter debut of @EHawkeOfficial?
Ethan Hawke: It is true, I am no longer a twitter virgin - i just popped my tweet cherry
"Sinister" opens in AMC Theatres on in theaters October 5.
Source: Summit Entertainment
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