Paranormal Entity is an 2009 American supernatural horror film written, directed by and starring Shane Van Dyke and produced by The Asylum in 2009. It is one of many films dubbed as a "mockbuster", a movie designed to capitalize on the success of a more popular film. Paranormal Entity is a copycat of the successful low-budget horror film Paranormal Activity. The film was followed by an indirect sequel. 8213: Gacy House.