Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
100 Greatest Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains
Subscribe To Empire
Sign up now and save up to 63%
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Frank Grillo Seals A Deal For The Purge 3
Sergeant reporting for another tour of duty
Ali Larter Returns For Resident Evil: The Final Chapter
Claire Redfield is back
Billy Crudup Joins '70s Drama 20th Century Women
Joining Annette Bening, Elle Fanning and Greta Gerwig
Trailer For National Lampoon Doc Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead
'We were taking on the idiocy of our generation...'
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
27 January 2015
Emma Roberts Hits A Nerve
Dave Franco also on for the thriller
More Movie News

RELATED REVIEWS
Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)
Empire Star Rating
Chernobyl Diaries (2012)
Empire Star Rating
Paranormal Activity 3 (2011)
Empire Star Rating
Catfish (2010)
Empire Star Rating
Paranormal Activity (2009)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Another Paranormal Activity 4 Trailer
Heeeeere's Hunter!

27 September 2012  |  Written by Owen Williams  

submit to reddit

Hallowe'en is approaching, and in the absence of any more Saws, the current reliable once-a-year horror franchise is now Paranormal Activity. We've already seen a teaser for the fourth instalment, but since that one really didn't tell us much, here's the second Paranormal Activity 4 trailer, which goes into rather more detail.

 

The last clip just about mentioned the creepy kid across the street, but if you hadn't guessed, it turns out that it's Katie's kid, going by the name of Robbie (apparently Damien was taken). The question is, is Robbie actually Hunter?

Paranormals 2 and 3 were both prequels, but 4 finally gets into the what-happened-next territory of Katie and Hunter's life after their disappearance. Turns out they've been hiding out in suburbia, but when something happens that seemingly puts Katie in hospital, Robbie has to go and stay with the new neighbours. That's not going to end well.

The first film seemed to suggest that the paranormal entity was some sort of stalker poltergeist that was in love with Katie, but that's been lost and tweaked along the way. The prequels ended up with some business about witches, and we now appear to be dealing with the ghost's transference to Hunter. Is there a grand plan, or are the production team just winging it? It'll probably be a while before the series is finished and all becomes clear.

The directors of Paranormal Activity 4, as with 3, are Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost (Catfish), and we're liking their new found-footage twist of an ongoing Skype conversation (also exploited in the excellent V/H/S). Oren Peli, Jason Blum and co. are the producers as usual, and the film's out in the UK on October 17. 


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Herbert Lom Has Died
The Pink Panther actor was 95
Arrested Development S4 Extended?
Update: More episodes will be shot!

Your Comments

RE: Erm......
Just change the 2nd word to CRAPTIVITY!!! More

Posted by Wild about Wilder at 11:14 on 27 September 2012 | Report This Post

Erm......
Seems to me that they are using the same formula of the first three instalments but this time throw in the Kinect in for good measure - wonder how much Microsoft would be making from this? More

Posted by umer_ejaz at 09:42 on 27 September 2012 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire Meets The Cast Of The Gift
On acting scared, Words With Friends battles and Lego Bateman

Black Mass Trailer Breakdown With Director Scott Cooper
Find out what's what with Johnny Depp's take on Boston Gangster Whitey Bulger

The N.W.A-Team
Empire visits the set of Straight Outta Compton

Empire Meets Joely Richardson
On Maggie, Arnie and Event Horizon

100 Greatest Movie Characters
The complete list of your all-time favourite heroes and villains

Vote Now For Your Favourite TV Shows
Pick your top five - if you can...

Paul Rudd Is Awesome
Being awesome: from Clueless to Ant-Man

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device! Save money today and

Subscribe now!

Subscribe now and save up to 63%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)