Paranormal Activity 5 officially confirmed

News Simon Brew 21 Nov 2012 - 06:57

It's definite: Paranormal Activity 5 is heading to cinemas, unsurprisingly, in October 2013...

Paranormal Activity 4’s box office returns suggested that this is one franchise that people may just be beginning to tire of. Notwithstanding the fact that the film, outside of a couple of decent jumps, seemed to have run out of interesting ideas, its worldwide take of $135m signalled a sizeable drop from the $207m its predecessor raked in.

Yet these films cost around $5m apiece to make, with marketing costs on top, and are amongst the most profitable pictures that Paramount Pictures releases. And thus it’s come as little surprise that Paranormal Activity 5 has now been 100% officially confirmed, and given a release date.

While it’s unclear as of yet whether Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost will return to direct for a third time, we do know that Paranormal Activity 5 will be released on October 25th 2013. Without giving anything away, if it picks up immediately after the fourth film, then it might just be a more interesting, and quite different, entry in the franchise. Here's hoping...

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