The Hell House LLC franchise is growing by another sequel this year. This time–as with Part Two–the movie will be an exclusive title set to be streamed on Shudder in the fall, by Halloween we are assuming.
Titled Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire, it will be distributed by Terror Films.
This installment reunites writer/director Stephen Cognetti and producer Joe Bandelli as well as many of their original cast members including Ryan Jennifer Jones, Danny Bellini, Gore Abrams, Adam Schneider, Theodore Bouloukos and Jared Hacker.
Shudder Manager Craig Engler praised the past films and is excited to premiere the final act on the streaming service.
“The Hell House LLC franchise on Shudder has been hugely popular, and our worldwide premiere of Hell House LLC 2 last year was one of our most watched films ever.” Engler said, adding, “we couldn’t be more thrilled to premiere the final chapter of this epically terrifying series exclusively on Shudder!”
The series re-invigorated the “found footage” format, a style that had long been considered shopworn. But Cognetti not only succeeded in paying homage to the vérité style but managed to enrich it with some genuinely disturbing and memorable scenes.
Terror Film’s president Joe Dain talked a little bit about this final chapter saying, “Hell House III will be taking a cue from the original Hell House LLC, returning to its roots to capture the same intensity and fear that fans and critics alike fell in love with.”
He also lauded the collaboration between Shudder and Terror films, noting too, the upcoming episodic series inspired by Hell House II.
“We’re thrilled to be continuing our distribution partnership with Stephen and Joe, and I couldn’t think of a better way to premiere the film than on Shudder. It’s our hope that this third and final installment will not only satisfy the multitude of questions from fans from all over the world, but also act as an exciting precursor for The Abaddon Tapes—a limited series currently in development, which will expand on the history of the Abaddon Hotel, the now infamous setting of the franchise.”
Synopsis of the film was included in a press release:
In House LLC III: Lake of Fire, guests both past and present will be forced to battle for their souls as all is revealed about the infamous Abaddon Hotel and the evil that dwells there.
Set one year after the events of Hell House LLC II, the hotel is on the verge of being torn down when it is purchased by billionaire Russell Wynn (Gabriel T. Chytry) as the new home for his popular interactive show, Insomnia.
He invites journalist Venessa Sheppard (Elizabeth Vermilyea) and her crew to record everything happening inside the hotel leading up to the performance, but they soon encounter a more nefarious plot, one that threatens to unleash a veritable hell on earth.
Stay tuned to iHorror for exclusive news on this title.