Say what you will about that looney toon Tom Cruise, but I’m a fan, and hearing that Cruise sat down and chatted with Joss Whedon about his forthcoming horror film, The Cabin in the Woods, has got me excited beyond belief. If the fact that Whdeon is already collaborating with CLOVERFIELD director Drew Goddard wasn’t cool enough, this has escalated the film to new heights. You can read all about it inside.
Whedon, who wrote the upcoming horror movie CABIN IN THE WOODS with former Buffy writer Drew Goddard, met with Cruise as head of United Artists now that UA has taken over the MGM film as part of UA’s takeover of the lion studio, reports Sci Fi Wire.
“We met with him to hear his suggestions, sort of his take on it,” Whedon said in a Dec. 6 interview in Los Angeles. “But it was already sort of in the pipeline when they bought it; that was the idea. We’re in preproduction. We start shooting in March, so the train has left the station, and so we’re just sort of, well, we’re filling up the train.” The movie was shepherded by UA executive Mary Parent, who was an advocate of Whedon’s back when she was at Universal Pictures, which produced Whedon’s Serenity.
Goddard will helm the movie, which Whedon has previously said will be the horror movie to end all horror movies. Look for casting news soon.
Hopefully we’ll actually get a synopsis sometime soon, I’m dying to know what this one’s about.