Total Film have reported that The Dead 2 India will open this year's FrightFest. 

The Dead 2: India, will kick off the horror festival. From the Ford brothers, Howard and Jon, the film is a sequel to The Dead, which was set in Africa.

On being selected to open the fest, the brothers said, “It's truly an honour to be the opening film – mind-blowing! Being at FrightFest for The Dead was such an incredible experience for us and one of the highlights of our whole journey with the film. It's an awesome event with a brilliant crowd and we both sincerely cannot wait to see you all there!”

FrightFest 2013 runs from Thursday 22 - Monday 26 August 2013 in the Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London. Passes are on sale from 29 June 2013, one day after the full line-up is announced.