By Michelle Hsu
Here is the trailer for the fifth (yes, the fifth) Paranormal Activity installment in the ongoing series. This one follows the main character of Jesse as he becomes possessed by a demonic entity, and those around him try and save him.
This film marks the fifth film in five years of the series. Coming back with the same, gritty “found-footage” hand-held effects that have been prevalent through the first four, this story appears to try and tie it back to the original Paranormal story, bringing up Katie’s possession from the first one. Using a minimalist style of filmography and a brand new cast of undiscovered actors, the film will no doubt bring a level or “realism” with the horror, that paranormal fans love to see.
As to whether it will fly (83% on Rotten for the first Paranormal) or flail (4% for the 4th movie), only time will tell.
Paranormal Activity 5 will be released in theaters on January 2014.