Turns out a lot of good things came out of those faux trailers seen in Grindhouse. Robert Rodriguez has taken his Machete trailer and turned it into a full-fledged feature and is working on its sequel. Now Eli Rothâ€™s faux trailer for Thanksgiving is being turned into a film as well. And the best news is that Thanksgiving could be hitting theaters as early as Fall 2013, the perfect time to release a film like this one.
Hereâ€™s what Roth had to say an interview with Behind the Thrills:
[Thanksgiving] is gonna happen. Iâ€™m working with the Clown writers on it. We have a call scheduled tomorrow afternoon. Jeff Rendell, my co-writer on it, we have a very extensive treatment. We finally cracked the story and figured out how to really make it scary, and the reason to do it. Iâ€™m really excited about it. The Clown writers wrote one of the best scripts Iâ€™ve ever read, and before Jon Watts starts shooting Clown heâ€™s got a window, and Chris Ford, his movie Robot & Frank just opened, Chris and John are going to write the screenplay with me and my writing partner Jeff. So weâ€™ll have a draft soon.
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