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If Snoop Dogg had a HOOD OF HORROR, why can’t James Wan have
a HOUSE OF HORROR? That’s the first film that the INSIDIOUS director is
producing for his horror production deal with Icon Entertainment—and now
there’s art and a synopsis for the project.
Shock Till You Drop posted the synopsis
and art. HOUSE OF HORROR is based on a script Wan co-wrote with Max La Bella.
BEFORE THE FALL's Javier Gutierrez directs. Here's the premise:
“HOUSE OF HORROR is a horror-thriller that centers around a
gruesome crime scene. The film is shot with a blend of found footage,
interrogation video, news cameras and classical cinematography. The film
focuses on the aftermath of a horrific massacre: five college students,
brutally murdered inside a decrepit, abandoned home.
We are thrown right into the mix as the lead Detective, Mark
Lewis, and the police department’s psychologist, Dr. Elizabeth Klein, question
a suspect. The young man at the center is John Ascot, bound by handcuffs in a
mobile command station. During the interrogation, John explains everything
leading up to the deaths of his friends.
We discover that they were amateur ghost-hunters, seeking
out paranormal phenomenon at the abandoned house believed to be haunted. What
started out as a harmless activity turned into something truly terrifying and
more than they ever could bargain for. John explains to the police that he
isn’t responsible for his friends’ deaths, but rather, it was the house. He
tells them he believes the house is a gateway to hell; a place of concentrated
We slowly witness an eerie change in John’s demeanor through
the course of the movie. Things take a disturbing turn when John hints at the notion
that he is possessed by the Devil. Detective Lewis and Dr. Klein are forced to
unravel the mystery of how John’s friends were murdered. All this leads to a
stunning revelation about the man they’ve been interrogating and a
Click here for more on Wan’s eight-horror film deal with Icon Entertainment.
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