My feelings on horror films are widely known (I’m a big chicken), so when you couple that with the idea of basing one off of a board game, I’m not really all that enthusiastic. Even so, there’s a market for these things and the firs trailer is actually decent.
There’s a definite Final Destination vibe going on here with overtones of your typical haunting films. While I’m not holding out much hope that this film with be genre-defining, or anything, I’ve been wrong before.
“In Ouija, a group of friends must confront their most terrifying fears when they awaken the dark powers of an ancient spirit board.”
Stiles White directs the supernatural thriller that is produced by Platinum Dunes partners Michael Bay, Andrew Form and Brad Fuller (The Purge, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Friday the 13th) alongside Blumhouse Productions’ Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity, Insidious series, The Purge), Bennett Schneir (Battleship) and Hasbro.
Ouija hits theaters on October 24, 2014. What do you guys think of the first trailer? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!