Remember the fake documentary that spawned sequels and became a cult hit?! Well it’s getting a 21st century reboot.
The first movie was released theatrically, back in 1978, but it was really in the 1980s when it hit the home video market via VHS that its cult status spread. MPI, an Illinois-based company, has kept the original films in circulation for the past 30 years.
The new plot revolves around a female moderator of a YouTube-like website whose job is to weed out offensive and violent content and who herself is recovering from a serious trauma, who stumbles across a group that is re-creating the murders from the original film. But in the story primed for the digital age of online misinformation, the question is: Are the murders real or fake?