Internet sensation Slender Man, who is well known as a supernatural character, originated as an Internet meme created on the Something Awful forums in 2009.
What soon followed was a host of games, documentaries and articles telling the story of an abnormally tall, faceless man with long arms who stalks and abducts children. He resembles a tall, thin man with a blank and usually featureless face, wearing a black suit. In 2014, he inspired real-life horror as two 12-year-old American girls in Wisconsin lured a friend into the woods and stabbed her 19 times in an effort to “appease” the fictional entity.
With HBO premiering their shocking true crime documentary ‘Beware the Slenderman’ on Monday, January 23, we have confirmation that a live-action film will be made on the creepy character. Slyvain White, director of The Losers and Stomp the Yard, will helm the film under Sony’s Screen Gems banner. Production will start soon this year.
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