18 January 2013 7:21 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

Much like the monsters and serial killers at their cores, horror movies never die. The genre is mined again and again for low-budget source material that can get a glossy new coat of buzz and blood but attaching some new horror luminary to its remake. And this is precisely what is happening to the lesser-known tale of terror The Town That Dreaded Sundown. Said to be inspired by a real rash of killings that plagued the residents of Texarkana in the 1940s, the film played out in a documentary style that is credited as a precursor to horror's found footage movement. The movie was a personal favorite of American Horror Story co-creator Ryan Murphy growing up, and now he and Jason Blum, the prolific producer behind horror flicks like Paranormal Activity, Insidious and Sinister, are in preproduction on a remake with MGM. THR reports that Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, who penned Kimberly »

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