Michael Dougherty‘s Trick ‘r Treat has built up a cult fanbase since it was first screened at Butt-Numb-a-Thon in 2007. From there, it went through multiple festivals including Fangoria Convention, Fantasia Film Festival, and Fantastic Fest. The movie finally received a limited release in 2009, and the cult has continued to grow. For those unfamiliar with the film, it’s an anthology of loosely-related Halloween stories that all have a darkly comic twist. The cult following has kept the surprises secret, and while I don’t personally find the movie scary, I thought it was quite clever.
But for the die-hard fans, there’s some terrific news: Trick ‘r Treat 2 was announced during the Q&A at last night’s fan screening for the original. There are no details beyond the announcement, but you can hit the jump to check out the panel.
Here’s the trailer for Trick ‘r Treat: