Chicago Med's Roland Buck III lined up lead role in new Paranormal Activity movie

Photo credit: Gilbert Carrasquillo - Getty Images
Photo credit: Gilbert Carrasquillo - Getty Images

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Paranormal Activity's next big screen instalment has kicked off the casting process.

According to The Wrap, this newly-announced continuation of the ghostly franchise will star Emily Bader (Charmed), Roland Buck III (Chicago Med), Dan Lippert (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) and Henry Ayres-Brown (The Deuce).

Photo credit: Gilbert Carrasquillo - Getty Images
Photo credit: Gilbert Carrasquillo - Getty Images

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Underwater director Will Eubank is calling the shots on this seventh Paranormal Activity, which has a scheduled release date of March 4, 2022 and is the first entry in the film series since 2015's The Ghost Dimension.

Plot details are unknown at the time of writing, but rest assured there'll be some terrifying bumps in the night.

Screenwriter/executive producer Christopher Landon previously teased on Twitter: "I'm really excited for this — mainly because no one could possibly guess what new, crazy nightmares ⁦@superswift and I are cooking up. Expect the unexpected."

Photo credit: Paramount
Photo credit: Paramount

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In other news of the horrific kind, it was announced last month that Netflix had acquired Christian Bale's new movie The Pale Blue Eye.

The story follows a detective piecing together several murders that went down in 1830 at the US Military Academy of West Point.

Oscar-winner Bale leads the cast as Augustus Landor, the veteran investigator who's helped in the case by a cadet and talented poet – a young Edgar Allen Poe.

The new Paranormal Activity movie currently has a planned release date of March 4, 2022, and will debut on streaming service Paramount+.

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