Did you stand up and shout “I need a sequel to this immediately!” after watching the extraordinary horror flick The Cabin in the Woods? Well…don’t go getting too excited. A sequel to the movie is not something that’s happening. At least not yet. There is still hope that the movie will happen someday, but when or if that day will ever come is unknown.
Drew Goddard, creator and writer of Netflix’s Daredevil series, writer of episodes of TV shows Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Alias, and LOST, and writer on movies such as Cloverfield, World War Z, and most recently The Martian, made his feature directorial debut with Cabin and wrote the screenplay along with Joss Whedon. Goddard spoke recently about the possibility of a Cabin in the Woods 2, saying that the studio actually wants to do it but some things have to happen first.
Hello Geeks and Ghouls, Famous Monster here. Well, it’s finally October and you know what that means? Breast Cancer Awareness 5Ks? Good guess. Pumpkin Spice Lattes? Delicious, but no. Halloween? YES. Horror movies? DOUBLE YES!
Welcome to 31 Days of Horror, where I’ll cover at least two noteworthy horror films a day for the entirety of the month. That’s 31 Days of Horror and 62+ scary movies perfect for a cold, dark October night. Be sure to visit Geeks of Doom every day this month for a double-shot of chills and thrills!
Today’s double-shot features a family of zombified, pain-worshipping, backwoods, redneck idiots in Drew Goddard‘s The Cabin in the Woods and a couple of dim-witted country boys in Eli Craig‘s Tucker & Dale Vs. Evil.
The Cabin in the Woods Blu-ray | DVD
Directed by Drew Goddard
Written by Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard
Starring Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Fran Kranz, Richard Jenkins
Lionsgate Home Entertainment
Release Date: September 18, 2012
Taking a break from their college studies, a group of friends – Dana (Kristen Connolly), her friend Jules (Anna Hutchison), Jules’ jock boyfriend Curt (Chris Hemsworth), wisecracking stoner Marty (Fran Kranz), and Holden (Jesse Williams), a friend of Curt’s he trying to hook up with Dana – embark on a weekend getaway to an isolated cabin somewhere in the mountains (and some woods of course, hence the title).
Despite an uncomfortable encounter with a creepy local (Tim De Zarn), the quintet carry on with their relaxing weekend, but unbeknownst to them outside forces led by Sitterson (Richard Jenkins) and Hadley (Bradley Whitford) are monitoring their every move and preparing to unleash a nightmarish horror upon them. As Dana and her friends battle to survive the night, they begin to realize the full scope of the evil that wishes to prey upon them, and by the end all will be revealed and it will not exactly be what you expect.