'Misfits' director Tom Harper to direct 'Woman in Black' follow-up


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BAFTA nominated director Tom Harper (The Scouting Book for Boys, Channel 4's Misfits) has signed on to direct The Woman in Black: Angel of Death, the next installment in the series of the worldwide box office hit The Woman In Black

The Woman in Black: Angel Of Death will be brought to the big screen by the same production team behind the original film with a screenplay by Jon Croker based on Susan Hill's novel.

The Woman in Black was directed by James Watkins and starred Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe.

The sequel will continue the story four decades later when, seized by the government during World War II, the sudden arrival of a group of evacuated children at Eel Marsh House awakens its darkest inhabitant.

Harper is best known for his Bafta-nominated series Misfits about a bunch of young offenders who develop super powers after being struck by lightning.