One of the best-recognized holiday horror films is 1984’s controversial Silent Night, Deadly Night. Now, it’s joining the ranks of many horror films before it, it’s getting a reboot.
Deadline is reporting that Orwo Studios and Black Hanger Studios, the same folks behind the upcoming Jeepers Creepers: Reborn movie are behind the reboot. The good news is that the original movie’s producers Scott Schneid and Dennis Whitehead of Wonderwheel Entertainment are also on board.
Silent Night, Deadly Night has already spawned several sequels and a remake in 2012. But the original film follows a child traumatized after seeing his parents murdered by a man dressed as Santa. Years later, he puts on the suit himself and sets out to get revenge.
The film was labeled controversial back when it was released due to its graphic violence. The National Parent ad Teacher Association went after the film demanding that it be pulled from theaters. Thanks to the attention it was given, horror fans wanted to see it even more.
The Silent Night, Deadly Night reboot will be released in 2022. We are guessing in December. Here’s a look back at the original trailer.
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