The “haunted” house where the movie was shot in 2013 The spell, Directed by James Wan and located in Harrisville, Rhode Island, United States, it was sold as its former owner claimed to have experienced paranormal phenomena. Among them, he spoke of strange echoes and doors that were closed without any explanation in the famous property, much visited from the outside by tourists.
The buyers were the paranormal investigator Cory Heinzen and his wife Jennifer, who did not hesitate to acquire the property that he had been investigating for years from a neighboring farm. For that they disbursed 1.2 million dollars.
The couple installed detection equipment, recording devices and twelve security systems for the place: they are recording at all times.
The investigator, according to News Center Maine, spoke of the spooky events they have witnessed firsthand, including black mist moving from room to room, footsteps, unidentifiable voices, bumps, and even random flashes of light.
The researcher emphasized that events cannot be explained. “We’ve had flashing lights in rooms, and when I say flashing lights in rooms, it’s rooms that don’t have lights,” he said, adding, “When something takes a painting that’s on the wall and not only knocks it down, but in actually knocks it down at an angle where it lands on something and it’s all upright, it’s very hard to discredit.”
Cory said that the spooky events happen “every day” in the house and noted that “sometimes we catch them on camera and other times we don’t.”
According to the American media, Cory would have signed a contract with the Travel Channel to produce a documentary about the supernatural home and also hopes to be able to carry out non-profit tours of the farm in November.
The house was built in 1836, it has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, it is in the middle of a farm and there the story was filmed in which some underworld investigators work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence.
The story feeds on reality, since in the 70’s the family that inhabited the place claimed to experience paranormal events on the property; In 2011 the writer Andrea Perrón published the book House of darkness, house of light, which talks about the subject.
Legend has it that the house is haunted by the presence of Bathsheba Sherman, who lived there in the 19th century.. To this day, countless occurrences have been reported. The chilling stories of this house have inspired dozens of books and movies. Many qualified paranormal investigators were invited, most famously Ed and Lorraine Warren, who founded the oldest ghost hunting team in New England, and in the 1970s were hired to rid the house of its evil.