With the release of Slender Man in cinemas here are 12 other horror films that were inspired by some seriously disturbing real-life incidents.
In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of SLENDER MAN. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she is, in fact, HIS latest victim. In cinemas 24 August.
Sony Pictures has been slammed for appearing to capitalise on the character of online horror meme Slender Man in a new movie, despite its links to a horrifying real-life attack.
Sony’s Screen Gems has tapped “Stomp the Yard” director Sylvain White for its “Slender Man” horror movie, based on the supernatural character who stalks, abducts and traumatizes people. Screen Gems began negotiations last May to acquire feature film rights from Mythology Entertainment, Madhouse Entertainment and No Dream Entertainment. Producers are planning to start shooting by... <a href="http://variety.com/2017/film/news/slender-man-horror-movie-stomp-the-yard-director-1201952692/" title="Read ‘Slender Man’ Movie Finds Director in Sylvain White">Read more »</a><img src="http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/Entertainment/Variety/pc17#038;c26035310#038;c310000#038;cv2.0#038;cj1" class="editorial"/>
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the now-iconic horror meme of Slender Man is getting its own movie adaptation. “Horror meme Slender Man is heading to the big-screen,” they revealed. The story of Slender Man began on the website Something Awful which was, at the time, conducting a photo contest.