Cult filmmakers and familiar genre faces came together at San Diego Comic-Con and unveiled the very first look at the upcoming horror anthology Tales of Halloween featuring contributions from 11 directors including Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (May), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!) and Paul Solet (Grace). There has already been so many amazing trailers unveiled this year at SDCC, and hopefully Tales of Halloween won’t be too overshadowed by the likes of Batman and Star Wars because it looks really good! Tales Of Halloween will have its world premiere July 24 at the Fantasia International Film Festival in Montreal so be sure to check back for our coverage of the event. In the meantime, watch the trailer below.
Synopsis: A suburban American town is terrorized by ghouls, aliens, and killers on one Halloween night.
Directors: Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III and IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Lucky McKee (All Cheerleaders Die, The Woman), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at Home Dad), and Paul Solet (Grace).
Cast includes Rocky Horror Picture Show icon Barry Bostwick as well as horror staple, Insidious’ Lin Shaye and Heroes’ Greg Grunberg, while the likes of Joe Dante, John Landis, Mick Garris, Stuart Gordon, Adrienne Barbeau, and Adam Green stepped in for cameos as well as next-gen genre actors have joined the project, including Pat Healy (The Innkeepers, Cheap Thrills), Alex Essoe (Starry Eyes), Booboo Stewart (The Twilight Saga), Keir Gilchrist (It Follows), Noah Segan (Looper), Pollyannna McIntosh (The Woman), James Duval (Donnie Darko), Kristina Klebe (Halloween), Marc Senter (The Devil’s Carnival), Jose Pablo Cantillo (The Walking Dead), Grace Phipps (Dark Summer), Sam Witwer (Being Human), and Graham Skipper (Almost Human).