RETURN TO SILENT Hill First Look Reveals A New Take On Pyramid Head

RETURN TO SILENT Hill First Look Reveals A New Take On Pyramid Head RETURN TO SILENT Hill First Look Reveals A New Take On Pyramid Head

The first official still from the new Silent Hill movie has been released, giving us a first look at a redesigned take on the monstrous villain known as Pyramid Head...

By MarkCassidy - May 16, 2024 12:05 PM EST
Filed Under: Silent Hill: Downpour

After a series of COVID-related delays, production finally got underway on the long-gestating Silent Hill "requel" last year in Germany, and a first official image from the movie has been released ahead of its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

The still (via Fandango) gives us a first look at a redesigned take on the big bad of the survival horror video game series, Pyramid Head.

Jeremy Irvine (War Horse) and Hannah Emily Anderson (Jigsaw) will star in Return to Silent Hill, which will adapt the second instalment in Konami's survival horror video game series.

"The film will follow James (Irvine), a man broken after being separated from his one true love (Anderson). When a mysterious letter calls him back to Silent Hill in search of her, he finds a once-recognizable town transformed by an unknown evil. As James descends deeper into the darkness, he encounters terrifying figures both familiar and new and begins to question his own sanity as he struggles to make sense of reality and hold on long enough to save his lost love."

The original Silent Hill movie's director Christophe Hans will return to helm this relaunch of the supernatuarl horror franchise, which has Victor Hadida, Molly Hassell and David Wulf on board as producers.

“Return to Silent Hill is a mythological love story about someone so deeply in love, they’re willing to go to hell to save someone,” said  Gans. “I’m delighted to have the wonderful talents of both Jeremy Irvine and Hannah Emily Anderson take us on this journey into a psychological horror world that I hope will both satisfy and surprise fans of Silent Hill.”

“Christophe and I have been working closely with our partners at Konami, as they update the video game, to also create a version of Silent Hill for the theatrical audiences of today,” added Hadida. “You will still find the iconic monsters – but there will also be new designs. We are confident that this new film and Konami’s updated game together will propel the franchise forward for years to come.”

No theatrical release date has been set.

Were you a fan of the first Silent Hill movie? What about the games? Drop us a comment down below, and be sure to check back for the first reactions following the movie's Cannes screening.

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