The first trailer for the horror film "The Strangers" was posted to Traileraddict.com on January 8, 2008. The film stars Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman as a young couple who is terrorized by masked intruders at their remote vacation home. It was released on May 30 of the same year.
"The Strangers" was written and directed by Bryan Bertino and co-stars Gemma Ward and Kip Weeks. The trailer advertises that the story is inspired by true events. Distributed by Rogue Pictures, it received an R rating in the United States.
As of 2015, a sequel to "The Strangers" has moved forward, with Tyler and Ward attached. Bertino has written the screenplay, though the film is directed by Laurent Briet.