The haunting continues with the fourth installment of the Paranormal Activity franchise. This low budget spook fest has garnered its fair shares of pros and cons, but it always continues to stay fresh compared to other horror series that have gone on to a fourth film. Paranormal Activity 4 will not be going backwards this time, but rather forwards – after the events of the first film. Watch the trailer after the jump!
There is no plot synopsis for this film, as each of them have kept everything pretty close to the chest. Without spoilers, all I know is that Paranormal Activity 4 should be sometime after PA1 & 2. In all honesty, I hope that this concludes the saga. Not that the originality is wearing thin, but because they should end it on a good concluding note, not keep it open ended like with the Saw franchise.
Dianna Agron (Glee) was originally speculated to be in this film, but it looks like post trailer, she is not the blonde that was popping up in the teasers and now in the trailer. The actress has not been identified, and I’m glad they decided to go with a no-name actress. Although we all know these are fake, it keeps the authenticity going.
Check out the trailer for Paranormal Activity 4 below:
Now I have gone through tremendous leaps and bounds to avoid major film trailers, TV spots, and more over the past year, and this film will be no different. The trailer for Paranormal Activity 3 was nothing like the movie and had a billion and a half scenes that weren’t even included in the final cut, unrated version, or deleted scenes. Why they chose to go this route is beyond me.
I choose not to watch this trailer because the Paranormal franchise is better seen with no expectations. I imagine that it would be very difficult to make trailers for this franchise when it mostly consists of moments where they are trying to scare you or people just talk about what’s happening. It gives too much away.
Looking forward, I am excited to see what Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost can come up with in this fourth movie. The camera on the fan was genius, so let’s hope they have come up with something just as good.
You can watch the full trailer in HD over at Apple Trailers.