More Details On The Woman In Black Sequel, Angels Of Death

Jane Goldman last week let slip that Hammer are in development on a spin-off from The Woman in Black, and now details are getting shaded in as to what this will actually entail.

Angels of Death is to be set 40 years after the original story, so presumably after the second World War, perhaps as late as the sixties. According to Deadline:

The new picture will focus on a couple and the experience they have when they encounter the same eerie house.

The Woman in Black herself is set to return and Susan Hill, author of the original novel, is said to be involved, while Jon Croker, a story editor on the first film, is writing the screenplay.

My hunch is that the house will be crawling with the ghosts of dead children – hence the title – and there’s definitely a lot of spooky business to be built around that. And depending on how many cliches Hammer want to rake over, I wouldn’t be surprised to see the central couple be infertile, or bereaved of a child. You know how these stories work.

Putting The X-Men Back Into The What If? Event

image003

He Named Me Malala Trailer Online

Secret Wars Isn’t Actually Getting That Much Longer With It’s Final Ninth Issue

PathfinderMountain01-Cov-SkechMockUp

Dynamite And Paizo Take Pathfinder To The Hollow Mountain

WH2

Wheatley And Hempel Lead Insight Studio To 16th Baltimore Comic-Con

bettany

Home Video: Age of Ultron Behind The Scenes Tease

HolmesHoudini01CovCassaday

Writer’s Commentary – Sherlock Holmes Vs. Harry Houdini

tohbtk001_covBsocial

Top Cow Previews: Poseidon IX and Tales Of Honor: Bred To Kill

189511111112141

The Castle Of Horror Podcast Presents: A Special Interview With Author James Hayman

The Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Old Man Logan, Space Dumplins, Rumble, Low, Prez & More!