None of your favorite childhood characters are safe anymore. While we still await the arrival of the slasher, take on everyone’s favorite honey-eating bear Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honeya new family-friendly favorite has entered horror territory. How the Grinch Stole Christmas‘ The titular villain turned good will slice and dice the fried beast and more in the upcoming holiday horror. The mean.
Play on the main plot and names from the grinch Universe, The mean revolves around the title character, who lives on top of a snowy peak and bears a deep disdain for Christmas. As in the original tale, the people living in the town below, Newville, are all afraid of the green-skinned villain, but for more terrifying reasons than sneaking into their homes, eating their food, and stealing their gifts – though all those things are pretty awful too. Things come to a head when young Cindy You-Know-Who (Crystal Martin) comes home hoping to heal her past after her parents were brutally butchered by The Mean One twenty years ago. Still thirsty for blood, The Mean One prepares his holiday trip to the town below, ready to continue his bloodletting.
Starring alongside Martin as the titular monster David Howard Thornton (more terrible) with an ensemble cast including Track Mullins, Track Mullins, John Bigham, Eric Baker, Flip Koeblerand Amy Schumacher. There’s no word on if this release will have some sort of ravenous version of Grinch dog Max, but we can only dream. The mean is directed by Steven La Morte (balance of power).
The story of the Grinch has been told numerous times in different ways over the years since the 1966 animated musical How the Grinch Stole Christmas! lead by Boris Karoff computer animated until 2018 Spoilsport while the audience listened Benedict Cumberbatch as the grumpy old green villain. Of all the footage on screen, nothing leaned closer to a horror movie than the 2000s Jim Carey LEDs How the Grinch Stole Christmas. There’s just something about this live-action film that sends chills down our spines. Perhaps it was the latter version that planted the seed in LaMorte’s brain for fully immersing the Christmas-hating creature in a slasher setting.
Whatever the case, the film sounds campy with a hefty side of gore as The Mean One exacts revenge on the bustling town beneath its pole. not how blood and honey what’s really keeping us on our toes with a release date, The mean has set December 15th for its US drop, while we don’t have a teaser for The meanyou can check out a trailer for the recently released one below horror 2in which Thornton also stars.
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