Slender man is a 2018 american supernatural horror film directed by sylvain white and written by david birke, based on the character of the same name. The new horror movie slender man is opening in theaters nationwide friday but not in the milwaukee area. Sony taken to court over slender man threats hollywood. Judge rules 2nd girls statements to police admissible. Welcome back to toy story, the happiest movie about how your toys will eventually come to resent and rise up against you. On the morning of may 31, 2014, three 12yearold girls awoke to a breakfast of strawberries and donuts. The case drew widespread attention because of how young the girls were, how. Bill and kristi weier discuss what happened with their daughter anissa during her interrogation and explain what it has been like since she first was taken into custody in 2014. Two movie theaters in milwaukee, wisconsin have refused to show the new horror film slender man, due out in may. Though both anissa weier and morgan geyser entered a guilty plea, they were then found not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. Here are the details surrounding the harrowing case.
Slender man stabbing where are morgan geyser and anissa. People walk around, people eat, people joke, and in one or two scenes, a tall guy with a white mask shows up and spooks some people. Petition seeks to stop release of slender man movie. A wisconsin jury says one of two teens charged in the 2014 slenderman stabbing of a classmate was mentally ill when the attack happened. Beware the slenderman chronicles the truecrime case of two 12yearold wisconsin girls who attempted to kill a schoolmate to gain the favor of a malevolent being known as the slender man. Girls in slender man stabbing case are sentenced to mental. The failed slender man movie was a nail in the coffin of a. Wisconsin girl, 15, sentenced in slender man stabbing case. Every twenty years or so a group of children mysteriously vanish, a few adults end up dead, and no clues are left behind to explain the tragic occurrences.
The film announcement has caused a stir locally, due to its perceived disrespect to. The true story and timeline behind the slender man stabbing. Play time, achievement and regional statistcs for spookys jump scare mansion. In this foundfootage camera pov style horror film, absolutely nothing happens. A legend is born the origin of slender man could not be more precise. In 2014, anissa weier and morgan geyser brought their classmate payton leutner into a wooded area of a. Jury finds girl in slender man stabbing attack was. The film stars ella west jerrier, sophia grace mccarthy, skylar morgan jones, angela kinsey, drew powell, and carrie hood. On october 14, 2018, a movie inspired by the slender man stabbing called terror in the woods aired on lifetime. The father of a girl who violently attacked a classmate after being inspired by the fictional character slender man has criticized a new horror film of the same name as being extremely distasteful. With joey king, julia goldani telles, jaz sinclair, annalise basso. A wisconsin theater chain had decided not to show the slender man movie in two counties due to a local stabbing case. A wisconsin teenager was sentenced on thursday to 40 years in a psychiatric hospital for trying to kill a friend to gain the favor of slender man, a fictional internet character. A girl charged in the 2014 slender man stabbing case has been getting psychiatric treatment.
The slender man was created on june 10, 2009, on a thread in the something awful internet forum. But he said research into socalled media effects shows the difficulty of laying blame for a violent act on a violent movie. Anissa weier was ordered to a state mental health facility for up to 25 years, while morgan will be sent to a state mental health facility for 40 years. Click on the dates in this abc news interactive timeline to see pictures, videos and key events in the two girls stabbing of a classmate to please slender man. Investigators in slender man case discuss chilling. The thread was a photoshop contest in which users were challenged to create paranormal images. Wisconsin slender man attack victim who was stabbed 19 times. On may 31, 2014, in waukesha, wisconsin, two 12yearold girls lured their best friend into the. But he said he thought she had other motives as well, such proving to others that slender man was real, that supported the firstdegree charge and therefore required her case. Sure, the slender man is only 78 minutes long, but the director somehow manages to make it feel like 78 years. Many films in this genre in recent years fall short of the pioneering films such as the blair witch project and the original paranormal activity. It was a saturday in the sleepy town of waukesha, wis. Teenager in slender man stabbing gets 40 years in mental. The case drew widespread attention because of how young the girls were, how vicious the attack was and because the two attackers said they.
To win the coveted prize for the best film idea, bailey, samantha and jessica decide to make a documentary about the myth of slender. Theres been some major controversy surrounding the film. The victim of the 2014 slender man stabbing has said in her first interview since the attack that she still sleeps with broken scissors in case someone tries to stab and murder her again. The failed slender man movie was a nail in the coffin of a dying fandom. Father of slender man attacker calls new movie extremely. Wisconsin girl found mentally ill in slender man stabbing case.
As their day progresses they find that they are in a. This video also features some of the scariest moments from the movie as w. Wisconsin girl found mentally ill in slender man stabbing case this article is more than 2 years old jurys decision means anissa weier will be sent to psychiatric hospital rather than prison. On october 6th 2012 four teenagers mysteriously vanished. Forum poster eric knudsen, under the pseudonym victor surge, contributed two blackandwhite images of groups of children to which he added a tall, thin, spectral figure wearing a black suit.
Slender man started with an online post in 2009, as a mysterious specter whose image people edit into everyday scenes of children at play. The slender man 2017 45 min short, horror a journalist investigates the strange disappearances of children and finds out just how dangerous the truth can be. Slender man victim sleeps with scissors to avoid another. The theaters are located about 20 miles from where two girls nearly stabbed a 12yearold friend to death in 2014 in honor of the fictional character. The revelation comes just as an hbo documentary premieres. Authorities say the girls had hoped to live in that fictional home after the attack. On june 8, 2009, a blogger by the alias victor surge later identified as a florida man named eric knudsen uploaded two photoshopped images to a thread titled create paranormal images on the comedy website something awful. Slender man 2018 a hilariously bad horror movie duration. Victim in slender man attack says she sleeps with broken scissors. Slender man attackers father says movie is distasteful insider. Theaters refuse to show new slender man movie daily mail. Completionist statistics for spookys jump scare mansion. The rise and fall of slender nation, the community that lived for the internets most notorious creepypasta. The girl, morgan geyser, 15, pleaded guilty last year to attempted firstdegree intentional homicide as.
When detective adams is hired to navigate this web of intrigue he finds a new otherworldly horror that will shake him to his core. Slender man might be scary, but the impact of fake newsor in this case, fake urbanlegendinspired newsis even scarier. The 2014 attack has been fashioned into a movie, named slender man. The plaintiff in the case is phame factory, which had planned to digitally distribute a movie titled flay only to get served with several ceaseanddesist letters from sony, which alleges that the main character in flay blatantly copies the mysterious slender man. Payton leutner was lured by two of her classmates into a wooded area of a wisconsin suburb five years ago, and was stabbed 19 times by one of them while the.
Whats next for morgan geyser and anissa weier in 2014, two wisconsin girls stabbed their friend to appease an internet. The film portrayed a lot of sympathy for the girls, and i have none. The project week of the black hills university is on. Jury says teen in slenderman case was mentally ill cnn. A documentary film on the incident called beware the slenderman was released by hbo films in march 2016, and was broadcast on hbo.
The film stars joey king, julia goldani telles, jaz sinclair, annalise basso, alex fitzalan, and taylor richardson, with javier botet as the title character. The bodies were never found but a tape was discovered days later in franklin canyon uncovering the shocking events that happened in that night. In a small town in massachusetts, a group of friends, fascinated by the internet lore of the slender man, attempt to prove that he doesnt actually exist until one of them mysteriously goes missing. Based on an internet meme that led to a brutal stabbing, this doctored frightener has truly missed its. The slender case is filmmaker robert koubas contribution to the growing found footage horror craze. The teen victim of the 2014 slender man stabbing says she sleeps with. Jury in slender man case finds anissa weier was mentally ill, will not go to prison. Slender man movie not opening in milwaukeearea theaters. Slender man stabbing timeline out of the woods abc news. Disturbing trailer for internet memebased horror movie slender man released.
Christina ricci serves as the executive producer of the film. The film slender man was released in 2018 based on the story of. Moms on visiting daughters who tried to kill classmate. Play time, achievement and regional statistcs for five nights at freddys 3. With jacob koenig, randall cropp, candace cowley, christopher cowley. Sony pictures is backing an upcoming film, simply titled slender man, set premiere on august 28 of this year. Bill and kristi weier discuss what happened with their daughter anissa during her interrogation and explain what it has been like since she first. The slender man three guys claim to go camping, two of which are intending to scare the other with a slender man costume. Completionist statistics for five nights at freddys 3. The slender case s is a film directed by robert kouba with george benedict, quinn butterfield, julian schaffner.1136 813 806 267 39 577 111 843 497 665 1336 1486 409 115 449 1554 235 653 775 19 1327 1356 859 1281 518 546 716 1097 148 634 462 1196