'Sinister 2' to Hit Theaters in Late Summer 2015

The sequel is the follow-up to one of the most profitable movies of 2012.

Sinister 2 will hit theaters on Aug. 21, 2015. Ciaran Foy, the filmmaker behind Citadel, is directing the follow-up for Blumhouse Pictures and Entertainment One.

Focus Features will release the movie in the U.S. Scott Derrickson, the director of the first Sinister, wrote the script for the sequel with C. Robert Cargill (the duo also wrote the original).

Jason Blum's Blumhouse is producing Sinister 2 with Derrickson. Executive producing are Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Charles Layton, as well as Xavier Marchand and Patrice Theroux of eOne.

Sinister, released in October 2012 and starring Ethan Hawke, was one of the year's most profitable movies, grossing north of $87 million worldwide on a $3 million budget.