Discover The History of Santa's Evil Companion KRAMPUS in New Featurette
Universal Pictures and Legendary Pictures have released a new featurette that explains the history of the title character of Krampus, their new Christmas-themed horror movie written and directed by Michael Dougherty. He's the man responsible for my favorite Halloween movie, Trick 'r Treat, and it looks like he's going to bring the same kind of humor, horror, and holiday vibe to this movie. Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman, Conchata Ferrell, Stefania Lavie Owen, Krista Stadler, and Emjay Anthony star, and the film opens in theaters on December 4th. Watch the full trailer here if you haven't seen it yet.
Legendary Pictures’ Krampus, a darkly festive tale of a yuletide ghoul, reveals an irreverently twisted side to the holiday.
When his dysfunctional family clashes over the holidays, young Max (Emjay Anthony) is disillusioned and turns his back on Christmas. Little does he know, this lack of festive spirit has unleashed the wrath of Krampus: a demonic force of ancient evil intent on punishing non-believers.
All hell breaks loose as beloved holiday icons take on a monstrous life of their own, laying siege to the fractured family’s home and forcing them to fight for each other if they hope to survive.
Krampus and his mischievous underlings have been created by the combined efforts of Weta Workshop and Weta Digital, both renowned for their epic work on The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit trilogies and King Kong, among many others.
Written and directed by Michael Dougherty (Trick ’r Treat), Krampus is co-written by Zach Shields and Todd Casey and produced by Legendary’s Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni, Alex Garcia and Dougherty.