Gregory Plotkin will be donning the director's cap for the upcoming supernatural horror movie, "Paranormal Activity 5", Deadline reported.
Plotkin has been a part of the movie series for a long time now. He was the editor for the last three Paranormal Activity movies ("Paranormal Activity 2," "Paranormal Activity 3" and "Paranormal Activity 4") and he is also the editor for the series' Latino-themed spin-off movie, "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones", which will be released in 2014.
This will be Plotkin's directional debut movie. He had edited movies like "Southside" (2003), "Burning Palms" (2010) "Lucky" (2011) and many more. He also co-produced the last three Paranormal Activity movies and "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones".
Paramount Pictures, the studio behind the movie, has been doing Paranormal micro budget films to nurture new talents. The fifth instalment will see new writers, Jason Pagan and Andrew Deutschman, scripting the movie.
There have been no detail on the plot of this new movie. Reports have pointed out that the series is running out of steam but Paranormal types of movies are cheaper to make and do comparatively well in box office. Jason Blum and Oren Peli will produce the latest movie of the series, which is scheduled for release on 25 October 2014.
The first instalment of the series, "Paranormal Activity" directed by Oren Peli was released in 2009. The fourth movie was one of the lowest-grossing movies in the series which grossed $53.4 million at domestic box office and $134.4 million worldwide, according to a report by Hollywood Reporter.