If you’re like me, you’re anxiously waiting to see if the sequel to Tim Burton’s classic ‘Beetlejuice’ will ever officially get off the ground.
In the meantime, there is a way to see your favorite “ghost with the most” while you await the next big screen production.
According to a report from Deadline, a musical adaptation of Beetlejuice will make its world premiere next October in a pre-Broadway run at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C.
The film is starting to assemble it’s team with two-time Tony nominee Alex Timbers currently set to direct the musical.
“Produced by Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures and Langley Park Productions, the musical will feature an original score by Eddie Perfect (King Kong) and a book by Scott Brown and Anthony King (Broad City). Connor Gallagher (The Robber Bridegroom) will choreograph, with scenic design by David Korins (Hamilton), costumes by William Ivey Long (The Producers), lighting design by Kenneth Posner (Kinky Boots), sound design by Peter Hylenski (Frozen), projection design by Peter Nigrini (Dear Evan Hansen), puppet design by Michael Curry (The Lion King), special effects by Jeremy Chernick (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), and “illusions” by Michael Weber (Forrest Gump).”
REVIEW: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
This past weekend, and with much anticipation, Andre Ovredal’s ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ hit theaters.
According to the synopsis: “The shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large in the small town of Mill Valley for generations. It’s in a mansion that young Sarah Bellows turns her tortured life and horrible secrets into a series of scary stories. These terrifying tales soon have a way of becoming all too real for a group of unsuspecting teens who stumble upon Sarah’s spooky home.”
Despite the promising premise, I couldn’t find anything to differentiate this film from the run-of-the-mill Goosebumps installment, which left it lacking in many areas, and buried it so deep in stupidity that not even their strong displays of special effects made this a worthwhile time investment.
I couldn’t find a reason to care about any of the main characters such as Stella (Zoe Margaret Colleti) or Ramon (Michael Garza) because this film simply failed to hold my attention.
Rooted in compelling horror stories that may have done well if done completely different, this fill clunked and bored it’s way from start to finish.
Eli Roth-Produced ‘Haunt’ Arrives in September
‘Haunt’, which is a new film produced by Eli Roth and directed by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, the writing team behind ‘A Quiet Place’, has dropped a new trailer ahead of it’s arrival.
‘Haunt’ is set to make it’s world premier at Popcorn Frights, and will head to theaters on September 13th.
According to the synopsis: “On Halloween, a group of friends encounter an “extreme” haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly as they come to the horrifying realization that some monsters are real.”
A Haunted Ship Sets Sail in ‘Mary’
RLJE Films has dropped a trailer for ‘Mary’, which they recently acquired and have slated for release in theaters, and on digital and VOD on October 11th.
Starring Gary Oldman and Emily Mortimer, the movie tells the tale of:
“David (Oldman) is a struggling blue-collar captain looking to make a better life for his family. Strangely drawn to an abandoned ship that is up for auction, David impulsively buys the boat, believing it will be his family’s ticket to happiness and prosperity. But soon after they embark on their maiden journey, strange and frightening events begin to terrorize David and his family, causing them to turn on one another and doubt their own sanity. With tensions high, the ship drifts off course, and it becomes horrifyingly clear that they are being lured to an even greater evil out at sea.”
Check out the official trailer below:
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