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Following a first place finish at the box office, chatter has already begun on whether The Possession will garner an order for a sequel. This is hardly surprising, at this point. In an interview with MTV, Sam Raimi, the producer of the film, chatted about sequel possibilities:

”There are so many tales of the original Dybbuk box that never made it to the screen in this version. It’s really out there, that thing. People do have so many stories. Ghost House Pictures has gone ahead and purchased the rights to their stories to make into a film so [a sequel is] possible. But I think it will all depend on if Ole Bornedal was interested and if a very meaningful screenplay could be written from the remaining materials…I had read Paddy Chayefsky’s The Tenth Man. It was really scary. That was the only piece I had read about a Dybbuk, »

- Andy Greene

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