Mike Flanagan has signed on to direct ‘Ouija 2’. He is co-writing the script with Jeff Howard. Annalise Basso will star in the film as the leading actress. Universal, Blumhouse’s Jason Blum, Platinum Dunes’ Michael Bay, Brad Fuller and Andrew Form, and Hasbro’s Brian Goldner and Stephen Davis are producing the sequel. It will center around the ancient spirit board once again.
Flanagan and Howard wrote the screenplay for 2014’s ‘Oculus’, which Blumhouse also produced. The first film had a budget of $5 million, and earned $102.5 million worldwide. ‘Ouija 2’ is set for release on Oct 21, 2016.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter