A collaboration between Hasbro, Platinum Dunes, Blumhouse Productions and Universal Pictures, sequel to the Ouija got a greenlight and now word comes from the Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision Blog that the sequel has found a director and its leading actress.
Directing the movie is Mike Flanagan, best known for his 2014 horror film Oculus, starring Karen Gillan and Brenton Thwaites, which was also co-produced by Blumhouse. Flanagan had already been co-writing the screenplay for the sequel with his Oculus co-writer Jeff Howard.
17-year-old Annalise Basso, who also appeared in Oculus as the younger version of Gillan’s character, has been hired for the leading role in the movie as a young girl whose father died.
Release Date October 21, 2016.