It is confirmed by director Christophe Gans that a sequel to the film Silent Hill is "officially ordered and well on the way". He went on to state that Samuel Hadida and Sony Pictures' subsidiary TriStar Pictures are attached as producer and distributor respectively. He also confirms that screenwriter Roger Avary will return to write the film's screenplay. Gans has also stated that the movie might tie up loose ends from the first film.
As of April 2007, Producer Don Carmody has stated that a screenplay is slowly being developed and that "[Gans is] involved pretty heavily in another project right now" and will likely not return as director.[ Gans has stated that he will stay close to the film's production regardless of his status as director. The film's story is unknown as well, but it is confirmed that the film will retain the visual look of the first film.