In 2001, Victor Salva (Powder, 1995) wrote and directed the first installment of the horror series called Jeepers Creepers.
Jeepers Creepers 2, also written and directed by Salva, released in 2003. The plot took place three days after the events of the original film. And now, Jeepers Creepers 3 will now take place directly after the first film and just before the second movie – serving as a sequel and a prequel at the same time.
Jeepers Creepers 3 wrapped principal photography earlier this year in April and is currently in post-production. There is no release date. However, it should come out later this year.
Jeepers Creepers star Gina Phillips has revealed that Jeepers Creeper 4 is already in development as well.
Plot details for the third and fourth sequels may contain SPOILERS for the entire series. Proceed with caution.
Meeting the Creeper, Again
Jeepers Creepers followed sister and brother Trish Jenner (Gina Phillips) and Darry Jenner (Justin Long) as they traveled home to Florida for spring break. The two crossed paths with an ancient creature known as the “Creeper.”
The Creeper hunts for 23 days every 23 springs. He preys on his victims’ fear. By the end of the first film, as he neared the end of his hunting spree, the Creeper captured Darry. Trish survived the hunt, though.
Jeepers Creepers 3′s plot follows a group of hunters in search for this monster. Gaylen Brandon (Meg Foster) and Sgt. David Tubbs (Brandon Smith) lead a witch hunt to destroy the Creeper before his hunting spree comes to a close, putting an end to his reign of terror for good.
Also, Jeepers Creepers 3 should be the MOST terrifying installment of the series. It will further expand the mythology and show the origins of the Creeper. Jeepers Creepers 3 will bridge the gap between the first and second films.
A Fourth Installment
Bringing it around full circle, Jeepers Creepers 4 will follow Trish Jenner as she returns to Florida 23 years later, confirming an old leaked plot synopsis:
“Trish Jenner is now a mother of a teenage son named Darry, named after the brother she lost 23 years ago. Trish has a recurring nightmare where her son suffers the same fate as her brother did, killed by the Creeper. Determined to prevent this from happening, Trish, who is now a rich and powerful woman, sets out on a final quest with Jack Taggart Sr. and Jr. to end the Creeper’s reign of terror once and for all. The Creeper fights back in gory glory as its enemies grow closer than ever before to learning the secret of its dark origins.”
Gina Phillips should reprise her role as Trish Jenner. Jeepers Creepers 3 is now in post-production and is sure to scare sometime later this year.
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