The rated-R horror-comedy The Happytime Murders received quite a bit of hype out of the Las Vegas CinemaCon. After the trailer premiered, critics tweeted out rave reviews, declaring it an “instant cult classic,” and promising a slew of vulgarities and sexual situations. The new poster doubles down on these promises.
The comedy is set in the underbelly of a Los Angeles where puppets and humans co-exist. Two clashing detectives, one human (Melissa McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together to figure out who is brutally murdering the former cast of The Happytime Gang, a beloved classic puppet show.
Elizabeth Banks, Melissa McCarthy, Joel McHale and Maya Rudolph,with Mitch Silpa (Bridesmaids) and Ryan Gaul (Identity Thief) also star.
Puppet sex on August 24, 2018.
Poster courtesy of Empire Online