WHO’S IN IT?
Elizabeth Reaser (Twilight), Annalise Basso (Captain Fantastic), Lin Shaye (Insidious), Lulu Wilson (Deliver Us from Evil), Henry Thomas (E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial), Parker Mack (The Darkness), Sam Anderson (Forrest Gump), Kate Siegel (Oculus), Doug Jones (Pan’s Labyrinth), Alexis G. Zall (Out of Reach), Ele Keats (Insidious: Chapter 3), Nicholas Keenan (Antboy)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Mike Flanagan (Oculus), director, writer, editor; Jeff Howard (Before I Wake), writer; Michael Bay (The Purge), Jason Blum (The Gift), Stephen Davis (Jem and the Holograms), Andrew Form (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), Bradley Fuller (Project Almanac) and Brian Goldner (Battleship), producers; The Newton Brothers (Hijacked), composers; Michael Fimognari (Dare), cinematographer
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 1960s Los Angeles, a widowed mother (Reaser) and her two daughters (Basso and Wilson) unwittingly invite an evil presence into their home, which takes over one of the girls and forces the family to confront the demonic spirit and send it back to the dimension from whence it came…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The first Ouija, based on the notorious board game, did not really resonate with audiences or critics, so it’s up to the writer and director of Oculus to try and win them over with this more ambitious sequel.