Surprise, The Woods Is Actually A Blair Witch Sequel

By Carli Velocci on at

After Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2, we didn’t think we’d be seeing another entry in this franchise. Until now.

Blair Witch was a highly kept secret, in production under the working titleThe Woods, but it was revealed to be a sequel at a San Diego Comic-Con screening Friday night.

Set 15 years after the events of the original, the film follows Heather’s brother and his friends, who go searching for his missing sister when he sees a mysterious video on YouTube.

Lionsgate issued a teaser trailer in May under The Woods, but to coincide with the announcement, the title to the video was changed to Blair Witch.

Watch that teaser below.

Additional reporting by Germain Lussier, who was at the screening. We’ll have more on this story over the weekend.