‘Return to Silent Hill’ Trailer Released

‘Return to Silent Hill’ Trailer Released

Sat June 1, 2024 | 12:56 p.m.

Konami has revealed the official trailer for the live-action video game adaptation “Return to Silent Hill” from director Christophe Gans.

After directing “Silent Hill” in 2006, Gans returns to direct the next installment from a screenplay he co-wrote with Sandra Vo-Anh and William Josef Schneider.

The project is produced by Victor Hadida for Davis Films, Molly Hassell for Hassell Free Productions and David Wulf.

The images give a good look at Jeremy Irvine in the lead role of Silent Hill 2’s iconic protagonist, James Sunderland, as he explores the titular town and encounters the ghoulish inhabitants.

Although it’s less than a minute long, it features some of gaming’s most memorable and haunting characters, like Maria (Hannah Emily Anderson) and the nightmarish Pyramid Head.

“Return to Silent Hill” is based on “Silent Hill 2”, the second and most popular game in Konami’s hit video game series, which was named one of the best video games by Time Magazine, IGN and many others. ‘others.

Released in 2001 for the PlayStation 2, “Silent Hill 2” is widely considered the best game in the series and introduced the character Pyramid Head.

Return to Silent Hill

Jeremy Irvine stars in the film as James, a broken man after the end of his relationship with the love of his life, Mary (Hannah Emily Anderson).

According to the official synopsis, the action begins “when a mysterious letter from her calls him back to Silent Hill, he discovers a once recognizable town transformed by an unknown evil. As James desperately searches for Mary, he encounters terrifying creatures and begins to unravel the mystery of what happened to the town. But as he descends deeper into the darkness, the secrets he uncovers lead him to a horrible truth, and James finds himself struggling to hold on long enough to save his one true love.

Veterans is handling international sales for the film, with CAA Media Financing representing domestic rights. A rough cut of the film was screened Thursday.

“Return to Silent Hill” is the third film in the series, following 2006’s “Silent Hill,” which starred Radha Mitchell, Sean Bean and Laura Holden and grossed $100 million worldwide, and its 2012 sequel “Silent Hill: Revelation.”

The horror video game franchise attracts over 10 million players worldwide and continues to expand its presence as well. In 2022, Konami announced plans to reboot the game “Silent Hill 2”, as well as create three other new games.

There is no release date yet for “Return to Silent Hill.”