Open Road climbs ‘Silent Hill’ for Halloween

Vidgame-based chiller to bow Oct. 26

Open Road has acquired U.S. rights to videogame-based sequel “Silent Hill: Revelation 3D” and plans to release the psychological horror pic around Halloween 2012.

The follow-up to 2006’s “Silent Hill,” which opened No. 1 at the U.S. box office and took in nearly $100 million worldwide, stars Adelaide Clemens, Carrie-Anne Moss, Malcom McDowell and “Game of Thrones” thesps Kit Harington and Sean Bean.

Silent Hill: Revelation 3D” will be released wide October 26. Bean, Deborah Kara Unger and Radha Mitchell return from the original film.

In the sequel, directed by Michael J. Bassett, Heather Mason (Clemens) and her father (Bean) have been on the run from mysterious and dangerous forces. She discovers she isn’t who she thinks she is, leading her deeper into a demonic world.

Vidgame maker Konami’s Silent Hill franchise has spawned a comicbook series, graphic novels, and merchandise over the past decade.

International sales are being handled by Lionsgate.

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