December 9, 2012 4:47 pm

Kathryn Bigelow’s white-knuckle thriller ”Zero Dark Thirty” is re-imagined as treacherous hunt for the nefarious and elusive Slender Man.

Slender Man (or Slenderman, if you prefer) was born out of a Something Awful forum, on which users tried to create a scary online hoax. The tall, thin, faceless, frequently-tentacled foe has since been featured in numerous images and videos around the Web, including his own video game, “Slender.”