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Wednesday, 21 January 2009

Apatow to make Slasher film? Straw Dogs meets Halloween meets Home Alone meets Monster Squad!

Judd Apatow must never sleep or is actually a cartload of chimpanzees sat at an infinite amount of typewriters. He just keeps whacking out films and things everywhich way. CHUD has news of his latest idea involving Bill Hader (Superbad). This one won't be a stoner comedy. Nope instead it will be a slasher movie (well maybe a stoner slasher movie). Hader had this to say about it:

"It's partially Straw Dogs meets Halloween meets Home Alone meets Monster Squad." Sounds cool and I am a fan of at least two of those films. "Judd met with us and said, 'I want to do a horror movie with you. I want to see you in a slasher movie.'"

Hader had this to say about the actual story: "It is definitely about guys nowadays, that idea that you watch fucked up shit on TV… You watch fucked up reality shows, I love true crime shows. The idea of that thing coming to your house, and what do you do? I would shit my pants. That's basically what the movie is about. What if that guy decided to come to your house? What would you and your dipshit friends do about it?"

I like the idea of this, but still very early days for the film (if it gets made at all). Could be both very funny and scary.

What would you and I do if one of those nasty serial killers came calling at your house? Which one of Apatow's acting crew would work well as a serial killer?
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