May 15, 2013
A sequel to this year's gigantic alphabet-themed horror anthology, The ABCs of Death, is in the works.
The first film brought together 26 directors to tackle 26 tales of death. Ben Wheatley, Ti West, Nacho Vigolando and Adam Wingard were just some of the helmers that contributed to the endeavor. This morning, it was announced out of the Cannes Film Festival that Magnet Releasing - distributor of the first film - is working with Timpson Films and Drafthouse Films to produce a sequel.
Alex de la Iglesia, Rodney Ascher (of Room 237) and animator Bill Plympton are already on board to direct segments. Additional confirmed filmmakers include Lithuaniaís Kristina Buozyte and Bruno Samper, Japanís arthouse provocateur Sion Sono, Vincenzo Natali, indie horror icon Larry Fessenden, Marcus Dunstan, Franceís Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo, E.L. Katz,, twin auteurs Jen and Sylvia Soska, Israelís Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado, Julian Gilbey, Brazilís most controversial filmmaker Dennison Ramalho, Jerome Sable and animator Robert Morgan.