Gregory Plotkin to Direct ‘Paranormal Activity 5’

The editor of the last three ‘Paranormal Activity’ movies makes his directorial debut with Paramount’s micro-budget sequel.

Paranormal Activity 5 lands director Gregory Plotkin
Paranormal Activity 5 lands director Gregory Plotkin
Gregory Plotkin, who served as the editor and co-producer on Paranormal Activity 2, Paranormal Activity 3, Paranormal Activity 4 and the spin-off Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, is making his directorial debut with Paranormal Activity 5.

We reported last night that Almanac scribes Jason Pagan and Andrew Stark, who also goes by Andrew Deutschman, are writing the script, although no plot details have been revealed. Jason Blum and Oren Peli are producing, although it isn't known when production will get under way.

2013 marks the first year since the Paranormal Activity franchise launched in 2009 that there will not be a sequel in theaters. Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones, which is being directed by Christopher Landon, is hitting theaters on January 3, 2014, with Paranormal Activity 5 to follow on October 25, 2014.

Gregory Plotkin has previously served as assistant editor on Pleasantville, The Insider and The Break-Up, to name just a few.

Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension comes to theaters March 13th, 2015. The film is directed by Gregory Plotkin.

Sources: Deadline

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Comments (4)

  1. lance123

    Stop already

    1 year agoby @lancelievenseFlag

  2. Zak Lee Ferguson

    Hopefully a bit of originality shows through!

    1 year agoby @Zak-Lee-FergusonFlag

  3. artkid04

    happy to see they are not going to keep pumping them out for every halloween, good they are going to take more time developing this one!!!

    1 year agoby @artkid04Flag

  4. CelluloidDreams

    Gregory Plotkin ...WHO!?!? I guess somebody needs to pay the rent!1 Anything for a cheap buck!!

    1 year agoby @2movieguysFlag

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