Currently in pre-production with Alex Winter
“I hope they can revisit the enchanted tone we had in the first Gate,” he muses. “Knowing the realities of today’s marketplace and the deal they set up, that might not be in the cards. I hope they remember that the concept of The Gate. The central idea of digging a hole in your backyard and unleashing demons is a PG-13 idea meant for kids and any adults wanting to explore nostalgic scary feelings from their childhood. That may not fit so well in a movie aimed at an R audience.”
Randy Cook, who shouldered FX duties on the original Gate, was in line to direct before creative differences saw him bow out of the project. Winter is currently in pre-production.
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