‘Paranormal Activity’ Gets A Japanese Sequel With ‘Tokyo Night’
By Empress Eve
Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 at 12:21 pm
Icon Home Entertainment has announced the upcoming DVD release of Paranormal Activity: Tokyo Night, the officially sanctioned Japanese sequel to 2009’s docu-horror Paranormal Activity.
This direct-to-DVD sequel to Oren Peli’s horror hit will be released in the UK on March 7, 2011.
Typically, its been U.S. filmmakers who adapt Japanese horror films for American audiences, like what was done with The Ring and The Grudge, but for Paranormal Activity: Tokyo Night, Japanese director Toshikazu Nagae has done the reverse, with input from the original U.S. producers.
And this time, there’s TWO bedrooms and apparently, twice the fear!
See below for the official synopsis, as well as a still from the movie.
The Yamano family lives in a remote area of Tokyo, Japan.
With their father away on business, 19 year old Koichi is left to look after his wheelchair-bound sister Haruka; who has returned to Japan early after surviving a car accident whilst travelling in America.
Soon after Haruka’s return from that states, strange and unexplainable things start to happen in the Yamano home.
As the incidents continue to grow increasingly stranger and more severe, Koichi persuades his sister to set up a video camera to try and capture them on film. What Koichi discovers is beyond anything he could have ever imagined and, as the situations intensify, a terrible fact is revealed …