Blumhouse continues to go from power to power, not less than based mostly on their advertising and marketing savvy in dominating the industrial horror panorama over the past decade or so. To have a good time Halloween, and preview upcoming releases, Jason Blum and co. are operating a BlumFest digital occasion this Thursday the 29th of October, which can embody panels discussing all types of various matters.
Working on the Blumhouse YouTube and Fb pages from 10am PT, there’ll be a variety of various talking slots, together with on the lately launched Amazon film collaboration Welcome to the Blumhouse, and on The Craft: Legacy. The latter reboot is arriving on PVOD this Wednesday, and guarantees to convey the 1990s cult basic into the current day in its deal with teen witches.
Different discussions will embody members of the forged and crew of body-swap flick Freaky, the lengthy awaited (and sadly delayed) Halloween Kills, and a dialog between Jason Blum and Ethan Hawke on their sequence The Good Lord Hen. Moreover, it’s trying doubtless that the streams will embody some teaser footage for future releases, not less than based mostly on Jason Blum’s feedback, which you’ll be able to see beneath:
“This yr has sidelined so much for all of us, however Halloween is a treasured season at Blumhouse, so we conceived BlumFest to have a good time with our followers by way of a digital occasion that may characteristic unique interviews and never-before-seen footage on an upcoming launch or two.”
BlumFest does seem like it’s going to be an pleasurable on-line get together, then, and even those that don’t usually purchase into the model could also be intrigued by the Halloween Kills dialogue and the possibility to study extra about The Craft: Legacy after its premiere this week. Certainly, the range of the choices for the showcase reveal how a lot the corporate has prolonged its attain into totally different areas of the horror style.
Whereas 2020 hasn’t been an incredible yr for the leisure trade as a complete, Blumhouse have been capable of see The Invisible Man launch in theaters earlier than the COVID-19 lockdown hit, and appear to be well-placed to place extra of their titles out on streaming this fall. To that finish, BlumFest is just about simply an prolonged industrial, however does, not less than, present a solution to make amends for tasks which were sidelined because of the pandemic.