News Johannes Roberts Says ‘The Strangers 2’ is Influenced by John Carpenter Published 1 year ago on June 15, 2017 By Nick Bond Share Tweet As reported recently, filming is currently underway on The Strangers horror sequel. Johannes Roberts took over directing duties from Bryan Bertino. What more do we know about the project since then? Well, we think you need to check out what Roberts had to say on who his Influences are for the next film. The Strangers 2 director Johannes Roberts sat down with the guys over at Dread Central to discuss the upcoming sequel, which he revealed is inspired by the films of horror master John Carpenter! Roberts on The Strangers 2: “It’s going to be great, I hope. I’m in week two of filming. It’s Christina Hendricks, Martin Henderson, Bailee Madison, Lewis Pullman, and they’re fucking great. It looks absolutely incredible. I love Bertino’s film, I think it’s an amazing movie and tonally this movie is going to fit very well into that universe. It has a real strong emotional heart, which the first one did, and it has a very cool retro feel to it, a lot of sort of references to… I mean, I always bring a lot of John Carpenter with me because that’s what I grew up on, but also maybe going back a bit earlier to the seventies movies, from Don’t Look Now to Duel, the Spielberg movie, even Christine a bit, the John Carpenter movie. All of these influences are finding their way into the movie, but I think it’s going to be a real fantastic movie. I’m super excited about it.” Emmy Award-nominated Christina Hendricks (“Mad Men,” The Neon Demon, Drive), Bailee Madison (“Once Upon a Time,” Just Go with It), and Lewis Pullman (Aftermath, Battle of the Sexes) star. Synopsis: “A family whose road trip takes a turn when they arrive at a secluded mobile home park and after the power goes out they decide to hunker down for the night in a borrowed trailer. Under the cover of darkness, three familiar masked psychopaths pay them a visit to test their every limit.“ Sounds pretty damn good to us. Let us know your thoughts on The Strangers 2 in the comments section. Are you excited for the sequel? Dark Universe will continue keep you updated as further news breaks. Related Topics: Up Next First Look at Factory Entertainment’s ‘IT’ 15″ Pennywise Motion Statue! Don't Miss International Themed ‘Sharknado 5: Global Swarming’ Teaser Trailer Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News19 hours ago Featurette Tells the Story of Sabrina Spellman in Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” News2 days ago Cavitycolors to Celebrates 40 Years of ‘Halloween’ With Soy Wax Candle and Mystery Enamel Pin Blu-Ray & DVD4 days ago ‘Urban Legend’ and ‘Urban Legends: Final Cut’ Slash onto Blu-Ray via Scream Factory News5 days ago Michael Myers Searches for Dana in New ‘Halloween’ Clip Blu-Ray & DVD6 days ago Colin Eggleston’s Australian Horror ‘Long Weekend’ Getting Special Edition (UK) Blu-Ray Music4 weeks ago Listen to John Carpenter’s Stunning First Track “The Shape Returns” for New ‘Halloween’ News2 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray News2 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ News2 weeks ago New Video Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News1 year ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News1 year ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD1 year ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News1 year ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News1 year ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News1 year ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News1 year ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!