**Updated** Silent Night, Deadly Night Remake Announced

**Updated with official press release** The cult classic Silent Night, Deadly Night is officially being remade, with a genre icon taking on the lead role.Variety reports that filming begins next month, with Steven C. Miller (The Aggression Scale) directing.

Titled Silent Night, the film stars Malcolm McDowell and “tells the story of a local police department’s search for the killer Santa Claus terrorizing their remote Midwestern town on Christmas Eve. McDowell will play Sheriff Cooper, a small-town hero ready for some big-time action.”

Anchor Bay has acquired North American distribution rights and plans to release Silent Night in time for the holiday season later this year. The original Silent Night, Deadly Night was released in 1984 and there have been four sequels since then: Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 (1987), Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out! (1989), Silent Night, Deadly Night 4: Initiation (1990), Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The
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