2021’s ‘Slumber Party Massacre’ Movie Review

If you wanted to watch a “Slumber Party Massacre’ film that has almost nothing to do with the original and feels more like a movie about characters who know they’re in a slasher film, then 2021’s remake is for you. The remake starts us off in 1993, where we’re introduced to Trish Devereaux and her group of friends as they prepare for a slumber party. True to the film’s title, the young girls attending the slumber party (all named after characters from the original film) are brutally murdered by our denim-clad killer, Russ Thorn (Rob van Vuuren), except for Trish, …

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‘Slumber Party Massacre’ Premiering at Fantastic Fest

Back in April of this year, it was reported that Shout! Studios was remaking Roger Corman’s ‘Slumber Party Massacre.’ Now, it appears that the film will be making its official premiere at this year’s Fantastic Fest. The remake, which is being described as a “reimagining of Roger Corman’s 1982 slasher film,” is directed by Danishka Esterhazy (The Banana Splits Movie) and written by Suzanne Keilly (Leprechaun Returns). This is keeping in tradition with the original ‘Slumber Party Massacre’ which was directed by Amy Holden Jones and written by Rita May Brown. Brown had originally intended for the film to break …

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‘Slumber Party Massacre’ Movie Review

Due to Shout! Studios announcing a remake of ‘Slumber Party Massacre’ will be releasing this year, we at Horrorfacts thought we would take a look at the original 1982 film.     When ‘Slumber Party Massacre’ was first conceived, writer Rita Mae Brown intended it to be a parody of the slasher genre, titling it, ‘Sleepless Nights.’   Brown, who was known for being a feminist writer/activist, had intended for the film to break away from the stereotypical helpless female characters that had become the standard in the horror genre. Up to this point, women in horror were typically portrayed as …

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A ‘Slumber Party Massacre’ Remake is Coming to SyFy

Russ Thorn, the ‘Driller Killer,’ is coming back to stalk a new group of sleeping coeds in Shout! Studios’ upcoming remake of 1982’s ‘Slumber Party Massacre.’ Shout! Studios, who previously acquired New Horizon Pictures’ film library, which includes 270 of Roger Corman’s films including ‘Slumber Party Massacre,’ has signed a deal with SyFy for exclusive distribution rights. The remake, which is being described as a “reimagining of the original,” is directed by Danishka Esterhazy (The Banana Splits Movie), written by Suzanne Keilly (Ash vs. Evil Dead), and is set to star Alex McGregor, Frances Sholto-Douglas, Jane de Wet, Hannah Gonera, …

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