They're Here Again: First Trailer for Gil Kenan's 'Poltergeist' Remake
It's been over 32 years since the original horror flick Poltergeist hit theaters, and now the remake is poised to his the big screen this summer. Following the first look photos that arrived yesterday, the first trailer has arrived, and it certainly ups the ante when it comes to the paranormal activity on display. There's familiar elements of the original, including the creepy clown doll and the glowing televisions, but there's also some creepy new scares as well, seemingly grabbing from a variety of horror films like Paranormal Activity and Insidious. It doesn't look bad, but it might be a little too busy with everything going on. Watch!
Here's the first trailer for Gil Kenan's Poltergeist from YouTube:
And here's a completely different international trailer for Poltergeist from Digital Spy:
You can still check out the first look photos from Poltergeist right here.
Poltergeist is directed by Gil Kenan (Monster House) and written by David Lindsay-Abaire (Rise of the Guardians, Oz: The Great and Powerful). A remake of the classic horror film of the same name, this update from producer Sam Raimi follows a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, the family must come together to rescue her. Sam Rockwell, Jared Harris, Rosemarie DeWitt, Saxon Sharbino, Jane Adams and eight-year-old Kennedi Clements star in the film which 20th Century Fox and MGM will release on July 24th.