Blair Witch Project producer files for bankruptcy

Kevin J. Foxe has just $900 (£562) worth of assets to his name, according to a legal filing lodged in a California bankruptcy court earlier this month (Apr12) and obtained by

Foxe, who was also associate producer on sequel Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2, claims he owes creditors a total of $132,724 (£82,952), including a $60,214 (£37,630) tax debt owed to the Internal Revenue Service.

The 1999 horror hit The Blair Witch Project was hugely profitable at the box office after pulling in $248 million (£155 million) worldwide, while principal photography cost just $25,000 (£15,625).