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Official Poster Debut for the Remake of The Town that Dreaded Sundown

Poster for Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's remake of The Town that Dreaded Sundown
Poster for The Town that Dreaded Sundown.

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The upcoming remake of The Town that Dreaded Sundown has debuted an official poster. Come inside for a closer look at the key artwork for this much anticipated redux!

Coming off an official release date announcement, we now have your first look at a one sheet featuring the key theatrical art for The Town that Dreaded Sundown remake. The film is set to hit select theaters October 16th with a simultaneous VOD exhibition.

Alfonso Gomez-Rejon (American Horror Story) will direct this redux from a script penned by Robert Aguirre-Sacasa (Carrie 2013). Addison Timlin (Odd Thomas) will play the lead character. Timlin portrays a young woman who survives a massacre at an annual screening of the 1976 film The Town that Dreaded Sundown in the town of Texarkana.

The remake of The Town that Dreaded Sundown has been the source of much controversy. Some fans of the original are perturbed that the 1976 classic is being remade while others seem to be embracing the idea. I was skeptical at first. But I’m typically open minded about remakes and I think this venture has a solid creative team behind it and a unique concept. I’m looking forward to checking it out when it hits theaters.

The Town that Dreaded Sundown redux was shot in Louisiana (with location shots taken in Texarkana) over the course of six weeks.  It is completed and is expected to see release this year. No official word on a specific release date but MGM has acquired the film for distribution and should be providing us with more details shortly.

 Poster for Alfonso Gomez-Rejon' remake of The Town that Dreaded Sundown.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Town_That_Dreaded_Sundown_(2014_film)

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Written by Tyler Doupé
Tyler Doupe' is the managing editor at Wicked Horror. He has previously penned for Fangoria Mag, Rue Morgue Mag, FEARnet, Fandango, ConTV, Ranker, Shock Till You Drop, ChillerTV, ComingSoon, and more. He lives with his husband, his dogs, and cat hat(s).
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