*Editor’s note: photos are not from the forthcoming film. With official details forthcoming, Bloody Disgusting learned that filming is underway in Toronto, Canada on Copperheart’s latest production, A Christmas Horror Story, a new horror anthology that will warm your heart… with terror!
Directed by Grant Harvey (Ginger Snaps Back: The Beginning), Brett Sullivan (Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed, Darknet, Orphan Black), and Steven Hoban, the film is produced by Steven Hoban (Haunter, Splice, Ginger Snaps) and Mark Smith (Subconscious Password, 388 Arletta Ave), and executive Produced by David Hayter (Wolves, The Watchmen).
A Christmas Horror Story is written by Doug Taylor (Splice, Darknet), Sarah Larsen (Darknet), James Kee (Darknet), and Pascal Trottier (The Colony, Hellions).
A Christmas Horror Story tells four interweaving tales which will warm your hearth.
“Christmas is supposed to be a time of joy, peace and goodwill. But for some folks in the small town of Bailey Downs, it turns into something much less festive.”
Here’s what the shorts will be about, sources tell Bloody Disgusting.
– A mysterious disease sweeps through the North Pole, transforming Santa’s Elves into the ravenous, flesh-eating Undead! Santa and the Missus wage a desperate battle for survival.
– While Santa tries to stay alive long enough to bring gifts for good boys and girls, Krampus, a terrifying Christmas demon, brings a sack, whip and chains for bad boys and girls. The wicked Bauer family, including klepto daughter Caprice, find out the hard way that Krampus is no myth.
– Scott, a troubled cop on stress leave, takes his 8-year-old son Will and wife Kim to pick out the “perfect” Christmas tree. Unfortunately, the perfect tree is on land owned by Big Earl who is a kind of … guardian. Will goes missing on Big Earl’s land and when he turns up again, he isn’t quite himself.
Watch for more in the coming week.