Teenage social slasher TRAGEDY GIRLS has hit theatres. In a terrifyingly adorable attempt to promote the film’s release, the team has released a video counting down the most terrifying of all slasher villains portrayed by fuzzy rodents and the like.
Just in time for Halloween and in celebration of the new social media slayers in Gunpowder & Sky’s TRAGEDY GIRLS (in theaters now), producer/star of the film Craig Robinson (THE OFFICE, HOT TUB TIME MACHINE) counts down his own top five movie serial killers in this brand new piece of original content.
But… since Craig is somewhat afraid of horror films, Gunpowder & Sky replaced the icons of fright with frightfully ADORABLE pets. In this video, appropriately titled “Top Five Movie Serial Killers (As Cute, Fuzzy Animals),” audiences will come face to face with Cannibal Hamster, Bunny Boorhees, Puppywise the Clown, Ferret Krueger and, of course, the Tragedy Cats.
From Jon’s review of the film, Tragedy Girls stares Alexandra Shipp (X-Men: Apocalypse), and Brianna Hildebrand (Deadpool) as true crime bloggers that will stop at nothing to become internet icons. A de-constructive meta-horror that updates Scream (1996) for the new millennium, the story blends social media and motive together beautifully. Directed by Tyler MacIntyre (who also holds a writing credit along side Chris Lee Hill and Justin Olson) Tragedy Girls is a fun, and ruthlessly funny horror film that fits as well beside Ginger Snaps (2000) on your shelf as it does next to Heathers (1988).
Best friends Sadie and McKayla are on a mission to boost their social media fandom as amateur crime reporters hot on the trail of a deranged local serial killer. After they manage to capture the killer and secretly hold him hostage, they realize the best way to up get scoops on future victims would be to, you know, murder people themselves. As the @TragedyGirls become an overnight sensation and panic grips their small town, can their friendship survive the strain of national stardom? Will they get caught? Will their accounts get verified?
The film is in select theatres now. Want even more Tragedy Girls? Check out our exclusive interview with the director, Tyler MacIntre.