The film is based on a fake trailer made by Roth for ‘Grindhouse’.
Horror movies strike differently when the scares are set during the holidays and Eli Roth he is putting on such a show. Titled the filmmaker’s upcoming horror thriller Giving thanks Spyglass has hosted its first ever guest. Grey’s Anatomy star Patrick Dempsey It is revealed that he is in talks to star in the Roth-produced slasher horror. Filming will begin in March, from a script he wrote Jeff Rendel.
Roth wrote the script a dozen years ago, and it’s finally done. Little is known about the details of the plot Giving thanksHowever, it concerns a slasher that comes to a small town in Massachusetts with the intention of “creating a Thanksgiving table out of the townspeople,” according to sources. The Hollywood Reporter. Roger Birnbaum and Roth are being produced. The new horror thriller is based on a fake trailer Quentin Tarantino-Robert Rodriguez double bill grindhouse, made by Roth 16 years ago.
While Spyglass casting has not been commented on, Dempsey is believed to be playing the town’s sheriff, according to sources familiar with the project. Dempsey has earned his stripes as a clean-cut character on screen, and the actor has appeared in Disney films. bewitched and the 2022 sequel, Disenchanted opposite protagonist Amy Adams. The actor has also participated in one of the longest running shows on television Grey’s Anatomy in which he portrayed Dr. Derek “McDreamy” Shepherd. Taking part in a horror film will not be new for Dempsey given his experience when it was released in 2000. Scream 3.
Roth’s work in the horror film genre is very familiar to audiences familiar with these types of films. His work is a bit of a departure from newer releases in the genre like Nope and films from the Jordan Peele collection, but returning to a way of making old horror with a modern twist could be a stroke of genius.
In making the Roth involvement Giving thanks, however, means that he has to hand it over to another project he was handling. The filmmaker was to oversee the remake of Lionsgate’s highly anticipated sci-fi film. border crossings. Those plans have since been shelved with the director helming the remake Tim Miller. Miller is best known for directing the 2016 Marvel blockbuster. Dead pool protagonist Ryan Reynolds. In Roth’s absence, he will work with Miller Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis, Edgar Ramirez and others to deliver the project.
Lionsgate has yet to announce a release date border crossings. Collider’s interview with Kevin Hart about the film can be seen below: