The story centers on a rural Texarkana town that was stalked by a serial killer in 1946. The maniac was never caught and in 2013, he comes back. Addison Timlin plays a young high schooler being rai... more
Release DateU.S.The Town that Dreaded Sundown was released on
Thursday, October 16, 2014 Limited Release
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CompaniesOrion Pictures & 4 more
Storylines 3 more
The story centers on a rural Texarkana town that was stalked by a serial killer in 1946. The maniac was never caught and in 2013, he comes back. Addison Timlin plays a young high schooler being raised by her grandmother who’s targeted by the mysterious killer. Travis Tope will play a classmate who befriends Timlin’s character and decides to make a documentary about the search for the killer. Veronica Cartwright will play Timlin’s grandmother who is raising her after her parents die in a car accident. Gary Cole is a deputy who is doggedly pursuing the killer, and Joshua Leonard will play the deputy assigned to protect Timlin and her grandmother.
modified plot formulation from hollywoodreporter.com
Trivia & Production Notes
- Remake of the 1976 film written by Earl E. Smith.
- MGM is aiming to produce the remake on a low budget and keep the original's cinema verite style. The remake is said to have horror-movie tones and elements of a procedural in the vein of David Fincher's Zodiac.