The splatter-fest started by director Eli Roth and his film Cabin Fever continues for director Ti West in the sequel to the film -- cleverly titled Cabin Fever 2: Spring Fever. Matt Bradshaw recently brought us news of the sequel when filming began in North Carolina; we got casting news concerning the appearances of comedian Judah Friedlander, actor-director Larry Fessenden and the surprise return of original cast member Rider Strong, who's character apparently didn't die in the first film. We also got some plot details; the sequel's story concerns the return of the mysterious flesh eating virus as it infects a high school prom. Naturally, during the course of the film, blood, gore and nudity ensue.

Now, thanks to Dread Central, we can add production stills to our small but growing cache of info about Cabin Fever 2. Over at the site they've posted a couple of pictures from their recent visit to the set. Among other things, the pictures show director West covered in gallons of fake blood and a very realistic shot of a poor student's hand being removed to stop the spread of the virus, giving us an indication that this film will not only continue the bloody scenes from Cabin Fever but will up the blood amount. The first Cabin Fever was a pretty cleaver horror movie that proved you don't need a huge budget or big stars. From what I can tell so far, the sequel looks to be shaping up as a worthy successor.