Great news for fans of anthology horror: Today, Epic Pictures announced a brand new film which will consist of a series of eleven vignettes, helmed by eleven different directors. The project is titled Tales of Halloween and will be made under the Epic Pictures Group banner by Patrick Ewald and Shaked Berenson. Read on for a list of the directors involved.
The eleven directors working on the film have dubbed themselves as The October Society. The feature will include a series of integrated tales, all which pertain to Halloween. The directors attached to the project are Joe Begos (Almost Human), Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III & IV), Axelle Carolyn (Soulmate), Adam Gierasch (Night of the Demons), Andrew Kasch (Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy), Neil Marshall (The Descent), Mike Mendez (Big Ass Spider!), Dave Parker (The Hills Run Red), Ryan Schifrin (Abominable), John Skipp (Stay at Home Dad), and Paul Solet (Grace). Kasch and Skipp will be collaborating to co-direct one of the vignettes.
The film will be produced by Filmmaker Mike Mendez and actress/director Axelle Carolyn. Axelle Carolyn is responsible for the concept and for bringing the group of filmmakers together. Carolyn said the following in regard to the group of directors involved: “This anthology movie is unique in that that the directors aren’t a randomly assembled bunch who’ve never met; they’re close friends who are working closely together as a team to deliver something truly special.”
The film is currently in preproduction. It will begin lensing in November. The teaser poster will be on display at The American Film Market courtesy of Epic Pictures.