Bloody Disgusting just got their hands on the synopsis for The Gate, Alex Winter’s 3D remake of the classic cult hit The Gate from 1987 that was the feature film debut of Stephen Dorff. With a screenplay by Kerric Macdonald, the film is said to begin lensing late this year, early next. We’ll keep you posted when casting is officially announced, but until then why don’t you dig on the synopsis?
The remake invokes the original spirit but with updated characters and of course more elaborate special effects. The feeling of the story is one of adventure with some terrifying thrills.
It revolves around Miles and Terry who live in a typical suburban tract. One day, they discover a mysterious crystalline rock in Miles’ backyard, they quickly dig up the lawn in search of more. But instead, they unearth The Gate – the opening to an underground chamber containing terrifying evil. The boys soon realize what they have unleashed, as one dire event follows another. With supernatural fiends invading suburbia, it’s up to the kids to find the secret that will lock forever THE GATE…If it is not too late.