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The hand that shocks the cradle?

30 June 2010  |  Written by Phil de Semlyen  

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The teaser trailer for Paranormal Activity 2 is online, courtesy of Paramount, offering a first glimpse at the follow-up to last year's viral horror sensation.

[Warning: contains spoilers] The trailer picks up where Paranormal Activity left off, with a less-than-all-there Katie Featherstone appearing in front of the camera and us disappearing behind our cinema seats.

Not too much is known about the sequel - is that woman Katie? Who's baby is it? What happens to the dog? And is that an IKEA kitchen? - but the trailer does contain one or clues. Pay close attention to the mirror at the 1:12 (3:53:54 on screen) mark as things turn a little Poltergeist...

If the sequel is to get close to matching the $193m success of the original, it'll have to do so without Orin Peli behind the camera(s). Tod Williams directs from a script by Michael R. Perry.

Paranormal Activity 2 is out on October 22. Prepare those fingernails for biting.

 


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Woah guys, I just found something... On the OFFICIAL site, watch the Trailer and as the video's near the end scroll back towards the beginning and something really weird comes up, with flashes of pics and stuff, it's sooo freakin' awesome! I can't want to see this! More

Posted by Davby at 09:44 on 17 September 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Paranormal Activity 2 Teaser Online
L: paul.mccluskey I watched the first film in the dark last night, and it near scared me to death! Will probably go see this... if I'm brave enough! I hope nothing happens to the baby in the film. The filmmakers would be crossing a line if they did something like that. ol What line is that? I think Lars Von Trier pretty much wiped his ass with the "Don't Kill Babies" line when he made Antichrist. Even if something does happen to the baby...it's not real so what's the problem? More

Posted by Edward Nygma at 12:59 on 03 July 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Paranormal Activity 2 Teaser Online
I watched the first film in the dark last night, and it near scared me to death! Will probably go see this... if I'm brave enough! I hope nothing happens to the baby in the film. The filmmakers would be crossing a line if they did something like that. More

Posted by paul.mccluskey at 12:33 on 03 July 2010 | Report This Post

RE: YES THERE IS WRITING IN THE MIRROR REFLECTION...
L: SUPER_movie_FREAK For anybody having trouble finding the writing on the carpet. It is there and it's in the reflection of the mirror. Go to the official website via the link and watch the trailer once, ONLY ONCE. After its finished you will be able to replay it and it will be paused on the bedroom scene. Look in the bottom part of the mirror...you can clearly see 4 or 5 words. But when you look at the carpet nothing is there. obliged to you, I can see it now! It does indeed look More

Posted by Big_Pants at 15:30 on 01 July 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Paranormal Activity 2 Teaser Online
Thanks Cinema_Junkie, the world makes sense again.  More

Posted by jedi knight at 09:23 on 01 July 2010 | Report This Post

RE: YES THERE IS WRITING IN THE MIRROR REFLECTION...
I doubt it'll scare me as much as the first one did, but I'm curious to see where they go with the film. Personally I wish they'd release a DVD of the first film with proper special features and everything on it. More

Posted by Cinema_Junkie at 09:11 on 01 July 2010 | Report This Post

RE: YES THERE IS WRITING IN THE MIRROR REFLECTION...
Loved the first so will end up watching it. More

Posted by Ultimo Lee at 01:37 on 01 July 2010 | Report This Post

YES THERE IS WRITING IN THE MIRROR REFLECTION...
For anybody having trouble finding the writing on the carpet. It is there and it's in the reflection of the mirror. Go to the official website via the link and watch the trailer once, ONLY ONCE. After its finished you will be able to replay it and it will be paused on the bedroom scene. Look in the bottom part of the mirror...you can clearly see 4 or 5 words. But when you look at the carpet nothing is there. More

Posted by SUPER_movie_FREAK at 00:29 on 01 July 2010 | Report This Post

YAY! and Noooooo!
I REALLY want to see this considering the first was the scariest film I've ever seen...yet by the same token, I really really don't want to see it. More

Posted by Lemure at 00:22 on 01 July 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Paranormal Activity 2 Teaser Online
Hmmmmm,the New Blair Witch 2??? More

Posted by BOHEMIANBOB at 00:08 on 01 July 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Paranormal Activity 2 Teaser Online
Shame the trailer builds it up waaaaay too much! Actually looking forward to this, the first one was surprisingly decent and creepy. More

Posted by Edward Nygma at 23:36 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Paranormal Activity 2 Teaser Online
I'm in a public cafe so.....I'll watch the trailer properly some other time! Remember suspense people? If you do you're expectations won't be so high. It'll be medium like mine! More

Posted by Sphinx at 21:58 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Paranormal Activity 2 Teaser Online
L: jedi knight but did see a film on Pirate in Indonesia, that was called paranormal activity 2, defferent characters and story, and nothing like the teaser tailer, but very similar to the 1st Paranormal activity film? Can anyone help me out? Indonesian's always mess up the titles of there Pirate DVDs. Girl gets savagly raped and killed by the ghost? and the police arest her brother who was filming the haunting? I think you might have seen a film called Paranormal ENTITY. It's m More

Posted by Cinema_Junkie at 21:54 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Paranormal Activity 2 Teaser Online
Paranormal Activity 2: The Evil Mirror! I don't know why but I freaked out at the chair rocking in the mirror. More

Posted by odddaze at 19:48 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

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L: johnnyrox The reason some people hate these films is because they (the viewers) don't have imaginations. Films like this are designed to mess with your mind and that works for people who have a good imagination. People who don't have one understandably tend to get more out of films which don't leave anything to the imagination. y god do you realise how much of a prick you sound? ever thought that maybe the reason some people hated this film was because they just thought it was shit? More

Posted by domcruise at 19:32 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Paranormal Activity 2 Teaser Online
For people still not getting the whole what happens in the mirror, thing? The chair rocks just before the dog looks round? And in the last scene "girl standing in the door". There's no writing on the carpet???? but the baby is still standing in the crib, but only in the mirror??? Spoooooooky? Looking forward to the sequal, but did see a film on Pirate in Indonesia, that was called paranormal activity 2, defferent characters and story, and nothing like the teaser tailer, but very similar t More

Posted by jedi knight at 19:18 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Worst film of last year
The film I saw had a different ending to the one featured in the trailer- does anyone know how they will fit in together, or are we taking it as the one in this trailer was the actual ending (as in descent and descent 2). Have to say I though it was a pretty poor trailer, all that "in 2009 you demanded it" rubbish and the shots of cinema audience make it look like a fairground attraction. I went back and saw the 3.53.53 moment and it sort of smells of another very recent film. It will be int More

Posted by kumar at 16:18 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

The reason some people hate these films is because they (the viewers) don't have imaginations. They hate to hear it but it's true. Films like this are designed to mess with your mind and that works for people who have a good imagination. People who don't have one understandably tend to get more out of films which don't leave anything to the imagination. More

Posted by johnnyrox at 16:16 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

Worst film of last year
Set to reprise that mantle firmly with this second installment of, silence, silence, BOOOOOOM, silence, silence, yawn. More

Posted by Ethanial at 15:52 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

RE: End of trailer
I've watched that trailer several times, on here, youtube and the official site and I'm damned if I can see any writing on the carpet on in the mirror. Time for a trip to Specsavers I guess. More

Posted by Big_Pants at 15:38 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

RE: End of trailer
ds in the carpet read.......what is happening to hunter More

Posted by stitzle at 15:14 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

Real Life
is just as scary and so is Big Brother on Ch4 which is scary too, because they're all morons. Isn't it scary that morons walk in 2010 A.D.? More

Posted by nybras at 15:13 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

I just hope it's good. The first one scared me like no film has since I was a child. More

Posted by Cinema_Junkie at 14:51 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

I just hope it's good. The first one scared me like no film has since I was a child. More

Posted by Cinema_Junkie at 14:51 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

Interesting
I enjoyed the original and this looks pretty damn creepy. I doubt that it will hit the heights of the first one in terms of effectiveness or box office but hopefully it won't pull a 'book of shadows'. More

Posted by deheor at 14:49 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

End of trailer
I personally liked the first movie. Did anyone notice at the end of the trailer there are words on the carpet in the mirror? Can anyone make out what they say? If you view it from the official site you get a better look at it. Its not going to be the movie of the decade (or anything even close) but will be interesting to see how it develops. More

Posted by rozbates at 14:40 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

RE: BOOOOOOOOORING..........
L: boredbluekoala Oh and F.Y.I, there's no such thing as demonic possession, or ghosts, or gods and devils. I like a bit of fantasy as much as the next guy, but I don't try to sell it as reality. sp; Really? I mean I dont think anyone really believed it was reality. Like its still a film and it was shown in cinema and like its just a bit of scary fun.   This post confuses me no end....   I really enjoyed the first one, probably my horror film of the year last year. N More

Posted by Ste7enForever at 14:03 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

SNORE
Holy shit that was almost as boring as the first movie More

Posted by stubs182 at 14:02 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

Re: freemantle_uk
It beat GI Joe? surely nothing can top that as the worst film of last year? I didn't mind the first one but agree with alsybroth about the daytime scenes. Doubt I'll bother with the second one but somehow i think my other half will be dragging me along. Oh and my Mum watched the first one and totally believed that it was real, she got quite freaked out bless her until I told her it was just a film. Then again, she also thought that Jason Bourne was a cyborg and that she was really looking forwar More

Posted by chris wootton at 13:22 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

So they showed the only good bit from the last film in the teaser: smart move. It's a shame the rest of the film was so mind numbingly boring and ignored one of the basic rules of horror filmmaking: a real threat. Paranormal Activity somehow beat GI Joe and Transformers 2 as my worst film of 2009. More

Posted by freemantle_uk at 13:05 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

BOOOOOOOOORING..........
Oh and F.Y.I, there's no such thing as demonic possession, or ghosts, or gods and devils. I like a bit of fantasy as much as the next guy, but I don't try to sell it as reality. More

Posted by boredbluekoala at 12:58 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

RE: Whoops
L: mogel96 I dont think its right for a 16 year old to shit himself, especially when the trailer only started. I hang my head in shame :( sp; If it’s any consolation I did the same thing and I’m 29. Shame indeed! More

Posted by pete_traynor at 12:49 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

Whoops
I dont think its right for a 16 year old to shit himself, especially when the trailer only started. I hang my head in shame :( More

Posted by mogel96 at 12:43 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

Its a maybe...
The first was OK, but only during the night shots where the macabre shots happen at all angles. During the daytime parts, it was dull as watching paint dry. I spotted in the trailer at the 3:53:54 mark, when the woman is standing there, the baby isn't in the cradle but IS in the cradle in the mirror's reflection. Creepy. More

Posted by alsybroth at 12:25 on 30 June 2010 | Report This Post

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