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‘The Woods’: Fans Freak Out As Horror Film Revealed To Be A Surprise Sequel To ‘Blair Witch’

The secret is out! Adam Wingard's terrifying horror project is an official sequel to "The Blair Witch Project."

The Woods

Adam Wingard has become the de facto king of indie horror over the past several years thanks to hits like “You’re Next” and “The Guest,” and he recently brought chills to the small screen by directing Cinemax’s “Outcast” premiere, but he might just have his biggest hit with “The Woods.” The horror film just premiered at Comic-Con after months of mysterious anticipation (remember that debut trailer that touted the project as the scariest film ever made?), and with it comes a major bombshell of a revelation: “The Woods” is an official sequel to “The Blair Witch Project.”

READ MORE: ‘The Woods’ Trailer: Adam Wingard Takes Us Camping in New Found-Footage Horror Flick

In fact, it looks like “The Woods” was just a working title, as a new horrifying trailer has hit with the revealing title, “Blair Witch.” You can watch the new trailer below:

READ MORE: ‘Blair Witch’: How Filmmakers Were Able To Keep The Sequel Under Wraps For 3 Years

The movie’s plot, about a group of friends on a camping trip who discover they aren’t alone in the woods, and handheld/found footage camera style suggested an homage to the iconic 1999 horror movie, but the premiere has confirmed that the two are terrifyingly connected.

The shocking sequel reveal has set off a firestorm of reactions that range from “oh my god” excitement to “holy sh*t” disbelief. We’ve rounded up some of the best reactions to the news below. Lionsgate will open “Blair Witch” nationwide on September 16.

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Steve Barr

Blair Witch was without a doubt one of the worst movies I’ve ever seen . Stupid not scary boring .Great marketing .They made fools of anybody who paid to see it . The only sequel to that abortion that I would ever want see would if the

Blair Witch was an abortion not a movie .It was boring not scary stupid .Great marketing though .It made fools of any one who paid money to see that piece of crap .A truly great horror film like The Mist bombs and people get excited over a Blair Witch sequel. How pathetic !

    Vi

    então por que vc não vira presidente a repubrica pra poder falar isso, linda?
    Ninguém liga pra sua opinião!!

      bunnybuns

      ???

    bunnybuns

    I saw it when first BW came out, honestly i was like 16 so i was just making out the whole time and only remember the stupid ending.

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