Doron and Yoav Paz are writing and directing a sequel to JeruZalem. It will feature an extensive vritual reality component, which will immerse viewers into the film. CEO Patrick Ewald and Co-Founder Shaked Berenson. of Epic Pictures Group. has greenlighted the new film and VR features.
Berenson said, “There is a trend right now in Israel within the vc world that is doing investment in the VR space.The first film when we started working on it was when Google glasses were being talked about and used that. For the second film, we are going to have the virtual reality element which will allow fan an immersive world on VR platforms. The intention of the first movie was to show city of Jerusalem through the eye of the tourist. This one will allow audiences to experience Jerusalem truly first hand.”
JeruZalem, which Epic Pictures released in in January 2016, is a festival favorite, and an award-winning Israeli point-of-view horror film. The sequel will be shot on location in Isreal again. The first film utilized smart eyeglasses worn by protagaonist Sarah, to show the story from her perspective.
The Paz Brothers added, “The team at Epic Pictures helped us realize our dream of scaring the shit out of people all over the world! We’re thrilled to partner them again for JeruZalem 2 – this time with a virtual reality element that opens up a whole new world of creative opportunities for us as filmmakers.”
No information on the plot or casting details of JeruZalem 2 is available yet.