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The Echo Film
a Hollywood Remake of Filipino Horror Film by Yam Laranas
Open the door... I know you're in there.
The Echo is a Hollywood remake of a Filipino horror film original titled Sigaw, directed and written by Yam Laranas and remake written by Eric Bernt. The remake was filmed in New York City, New York and Toronto, Canada.
Original Title: Sigaw
International English Title: Scream
Film Location: New York City, New York, USA; Toronto, Canada
Genre: Drama | Horror | Mystery | Thriller
International MPAA: R for violence, disturbing images and brief language.
Official Website: THE ECHO (Sigaw)
More of a Ghost Story and Psychological Drama, THE ECHO is rich in stylistic visual images...
Bobby Reynolds (Jesse Bradford) is released on probation from Rikers and moves to the old apartment in East Village, New York, where his lonely mother lived and passed away. He finds a job as mechanic at the Houston Auto Repair shop owned by the supportive Hector Rodriguez and tries to rebuild his life. However, he is deemed an outcast and his former friends and neighbors do not want to talk to him. He meets his former girlfriend, Alyssa Foldes (Amelia Warner), who works as waitress and studies in a design college. Bobby hears weird noises and finds blood in his apartment, and overhears an argument between an abusive police officer and his wife (Iza Calzado) and their daughters. Soon he discovers that the next door apartment is actually empty and he is haunted by the ghosts of the deceased family who were not helped by the neighbors who lived there at that time. (read more imdb)
The Echo Movie Trailer
Jesse Bradford as Bobby
I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, My Sassy Girl, Flags of Our Fathers, Happy Endings
Kevin Durand as Walter
Winged Creatures, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Otis E., Legion
Amelia Warner as Alyssa
The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising, on Flux, Love's Brother
Pruitt Taylor Vince as Joseph
Captivity, Don McKay, Cameraman
Jayne Eastwood as Lucille Jiminez
The Christmas Hope, Northern Lights, Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning
Carlos Leon as Hector
The Pack, Monster Ark, She Hate Me
Iza Calzado as Gina
Ang Panday, Desaparecidos, Sundo
The Echo on DVD
Fear and paranoia seep from every wall in this tense and creepy psychological thriller from the producers of The Ring and Dark Water. Jesse Bradford (W., Bring It On) is Bobby Walker, fresh out of prison and living in his dead mother's apartment as a condition of his parole. Plagued by eerie echoes of the dead trapped in the building, Bobby's terror mounts as he begins to suspect his neighbors had a sinister hand in his mother's death ... and could come for him next.
The Echo Movie Clips on You Tube - Go ahead and watch...
Iza Calzado as Gina in The Echo
Learn More about the movie The Echo
- The Echo - Official Website
Film summary, actors, hot news.
- The Echo: Movie Review
We really couldn't wait to see "The Echo", the Hollywood remake of the 2004 movie, "Sigaw". There are lots of reasons to be excited about it! First, this is the first Filipino horror film remade by a Hollywood outfit.
- The Echo on IMDB
An ex-con moves into an old apartment building, where he encounters a domestic problem involving a police officer, his wife, and their daughter.
- Yam Laranas - Director's Blog
Official Website of Yam Laranas