Back in 2006, the first movie based on Konami’s popular horror-based game Silent Hill hit theaters, giving fans some idea what it might be like to visit the foggy dimension. It’s taken nearly six years for a sequel to hit theaters with Silent Hill: Revelation, directed by Michael J. Bassett (Solomon Kane), which gives fans the chance to step straight into Silent Hill thanks to the 3D technology used to film this one.
“Revelation” stars Australian actress Adelaide Clemens as Heather Mason, a popular character from the third game, but here that name is the alter-ego for the daughter of Sean Bean’s character from the first movie, as they’ve been traveling around the country trying to stay one step ahead of the agents of Silent Hill, who want to take her back. At Heather’s new school, she meets Vincent, played by Kit Harington, known for playing Jon Snow on “Game of Thrones,” and the two of them find themselves on the run from Silent Hill’s fantastical creatures.
Bassett, who also wrote the script, took lots of stuff from the games, particularly “Silent Hill 3,” which is why we finally get to see Leonard and Claudia Wolf, played by Malcolm McDowell and Carrie-Ann Moss, although in slightly different incarnations.
During the panel at the New York Comic Con this past weekend, Bassett made it clear how much he knew the world of the “Silent Hill” games, having gotten his hands on Konami’s bible for the game franchise, but also having played all the games. Earlier in the day, ShockTillYouDrop.com got to sit down with the filmmakers and in the video interview below, he spoke about:
(Warning: There’s a bit of R-rated language in the interview below)
Silent Hill: Revelation 3D opens nationwide on Friday, October 26 with 10 p.m. preview screenings on Thursday, October 25. Look for ShockTillYouDrop.com’s video interviews with Adelaide Clemens and Kit Harington later this week.