Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000) – WTF Happened to This Horror Movie?

Last Updated on August 2, 2021

To say that The Blair Witch Project (WATCH IT HEREOWN IT HERE) was a hit would be a massive understatement. With a meager budget of $60,000 and a couple of cameras, this cultural landmark would go on to earn almost $250 Million at the international box office. What followed was a deluge of independent found footage movies that hoped to capture that same lightning in a bottle but would fall very, very short in delivering a visceral and nerve-shredding experience that The Blair Witch Project had delivered.

Of course, when that many dollar signs land in a film company's lap, the first thing they want to know is how do they get more. They hoped they could get another monster hit that would draw people into the theaters, but that was not the case. Ultimately, everyone got a film that did not meet expectations and would fall completely short of the first film's success. Yes, that means we're talking about Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (WATCH IT HEREOWN IT HERE) on WTF Happened To This Horror Movie?

The film stars Jeffrey Donovan, Stephen Barker Turner, Erica Leerhsen, and Kim Director, Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 tells the following story:

  A group of tourists arrives in Burkittsville, Maryland after seeing The Blair Witch Project (1999) to explore the mythology and phenomenon, only to come face to face with their own neuroses and possibly the witch herself.

This episode was Written by Bryan Wolford, Narrated by Jason Hewlett, Edited by Victoria Verduzco, Produced by John Fallon, and Executive Produced by Berge Garabedian.

This is what the WTF Happened to This Horror Movie series is all about: 

Hollywood has had its fair share of historically troubled productions. Whether it was casting changes, actor deaths, fired directors, in-production rewrites, constant delays, budget cuts or studio edits, these films had every intention to be a blockbuster, but were beset with unforeseen disasters. Sometimes huge hits, sometimes box office bombs. Either way, we have to ask: WTF Happened To This Horror Movie?

Some previous episodes of the series can be seen below, and more can be found on our JoBlo Horror Videos YouTube channel!

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Lance Vlcek was raised in the aisles of Family Video in the south suburbs of Chicago. He's a fan of fun schlock like Friday The 13th Part 7 and Full Moon Entertainment but also loves genre classics like Evil Dead and Big Trouble In Little China. Lance does many things outside of genre consumption, with his favorites being his homemade Chicago pizza recipe, homemade rum, and video editing. He has four Sugar Gliders, a love for beach bars, and claims Brett Morgen's favorite Bowie album must be Changesonebowie based on his soulless documentary!