If an action-packed double feature of Star Trek Into Darkness and World War Z is what you’re into, then this Labor Day weekend has a treat in store for you. If scares are more your thing, then you’ll be happy to hear that James Wan’s Insidious and the new release Insidious: Chapter 2 are playing back to back the night of Thursday, September 12th. The horror sequel stars Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne, Lin Shaye, Ty Simpkins and Barbara Hershey, and opens in earnest Friday, September 13th. Hit the jump for more details on the double feature.
THEATRES NATIONWIDE TO HOST ULTIMATE INSIDIOUS EXPERIENCE:
AN INSIDIOUS DOUBLE FEATURE PRESENTATION ONE-NIGHT-ONLY SEPTEMBER 12
INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 HITS THEATRES SEPTEMBER, FRIDAY THE 13th
Los Angeles, August 28, 2013 – In anticipation of James Wan’s (THE CONJURING) new horror thriller INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2, FilmDistrict announced today that participating theatres nationwide will host THE ULTIMATE INSIDIOUS EXPERIENCE – a one-night-only theatrical event giving fans the opportunity to catch the original INSIDIOUS playing back-to-back with early access to INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2.
“INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2 picks up exactly where the original left off – making a double feature all the more gratifying,” said Jim Orr, President of Distribution for FilmDistrict. “As we open the next chapter, this gives INSIDIOUS fans the chance to take the edge-of-their-seat thrill ride to the next level.”
THE ULTIMATE INSIDIOUS EXPERIENCE STARTS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 IN SELECT THEATRES NATIONWIDE. Fans will have the option to buy a ticket for the double feature and see both back-to-back or buy a single ticket to the sequel granting them early access to Insidious: Chapter 2 on Thursday, September 12. Check your local theatre listings for participating theatres near you. Tickets can be purchased online or at your local theatre. For a list of participating theatres, please visit http://www.insidiousch2.com/
About INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 2
A haunted family struggles to uncover a terrifying secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world in Insidious: Chapter 2,the latest nerve-twisting horror thriller from director James Wan (The Conjuring, Saw, Dead Silence and Insidious) and screenwriter Leigh Whannell (Saw, Insidious). Produced by Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity, The Purge, Insidious) and Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity, Insidious), the sequel reteams the cast of the first film, including Patrick Wilson (Hard Candy, Watchmen, Little Children), Rose Byrne (X-Men: First Class, Bridesmaids, 28 Weeks Later), Barbara Hershey (Black Swan, The Portrait of a Lady), Lin Shaye (There’s Something About Mary, Dumb & Dumber) and Ty Simpkins (Iron Man 3).
FilmDistrict and Blumhouse Productions’ Insidious: Chapter 2 stars Patrick Wilson (Hard Candy, Watchmen, Little Children), Rose Byrne (X-Men: First Class, Bridesmaids, 28 Weeks Later), Barbara Hershey (Black Swan, The Portrait of a Lady), Ty Simpkins (Iron Man 3), Andrew Astor (The Hangover), Lin Shaye (There’s Something About Mary, Dumb & Dumber), Leigh Whannell (Saw) and Angus Sampson (Mad Max: Fury Road).