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‘Jeepers Creepers 3’ Spoilers 2016: 3 Latest Scoops About the Much-Anticipated Winged Creeper Sequel

First Posted: Feb 13, 2016 05:16 AM EST
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After almost half a decade of silence, the long-in-the-works "Jeepers Creepers 3" movie will reportedly begin filming this year.

Ever since the announcement of Myriad Pictures to fund Victor Salva's cult horror movie series last September, fans have been clamoring for production updates and spoilers as the movie's iconic villain is set to return for another 23-day feeding frenzy.

While production updates have previously remain elusive, latest reports about the upcoming third sequel of the mythical cornfield creature's saga hinted that there's some hope it may be happening soon.

The "Jeepers Creepers" film franchise attracted a solid movie fanbase following their creepy depiction of its iconic villain known as "The Creeper," who goes hunting for 23 days every 23rd spring for human body parts and organs. Now, the hype for the movie returns as full production commence this 2016.

So, here are 3 latest scoops we've learned so far about the much-anticipated winged creeper sequel.

1. "Jeepers Creepers 3" Plot

"Jeepers Creepers 3 will show events on the last day of the Creeper's twenty-three day feeding frenzy, as the skeptical Sergent Tubbs teams up with a task force hellbent on destroying the Creeper for good," the synopsis of the movie read, as per Bloody-Disgusting. "The Creeper fights back in gory glory as its enemies grow closer than ever before to learning the secret of its dark origins."

Salva, who both wrote and directed the first two installments, also promised fans for a "terrifying new chapter."

"What will go before cameras as 'Jeepers Creepers 3' is a new and terrifying chapter from the Jeepers universe," Salva said. "We are bringing back the Creeper's truck, and will be addressing the big questions about The Creeper: what it is, where it came from and why it does what it does."

2. "Jeepers Creepers" Creative Team

The upcoming installment reunites the original creative team behind the first two films, which grossed a combine $120 million at the global box office. According to Dread Central, writer-director Salva will be back at the helm while Francis Ford Coppola's American Zoetrope, which produced the first two films, will co-produce together with Kirk Shaw and Surai Gohill's Odyssey Media and Stan Spry's The Cartel.

Coppola, Shaw and Spry will serve as producers. Myriad's Kirk D'Amico, on the other hand, will be the film's executive producer.

3. "Jeepers Creepers 3" Cast

Jonathan Breck will reprise his role as the Creeper, Movie Pilot revealed. Breck will be joined by Brandon Smith as Sergeant Davis Tubbs. The film is reportedly in active development with production, which expected to launch in Vancouver this year.

In line with the latest updates on the film, there are also rumors that the script for the upcoming film sequel has been leaked. According to one of the comments on the Bloody-Disgusting article, the script was titled "Cathedral" and the sister from the first film as well as the father from the second installment were reportedly returning.

What's more interesting was the claim about the appearance of a SWAT team on the film. However, the commenter said the script was not "good."

Meanwhile, Salva's "Jeepers Creeper 3" first sales artwork will be making its way to the European Film Market in Berlin on Feb. 11 to 19, Horror-Movies has learned. Myriad Pictures will finance and handle international sales for the long-awaited third installment of the horror franchise.

No release date for "Jeepers Creepers 3" has been announced yet. However, rumors have it the sequel might hit theaters sometime in 2017.

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