- Category: Interviews
- Created: Wednesday, 29 April 2020 14:21
- Published: Wednesday, 29 April 2020 14:21
- Written by Lupe R Haas
Modern day horror masters Sam Raimi (EVIL DEAD, DRAG ME TO HELL), Guillermo del Toro (PAN'S LABRYINTH, MIMIC), James Wan (SAW, THE CONJURING, INSIDIOUS) and Leigh Whannell (SAW, UPGRADE, THE INVISIBLE MAN) offer up tips to creating a good horror movie.
Raimi, del Toro, Wan and Whannell broke through in Hollywood with their groundbreaking horror films. These writer, producer, directors have gone on to work on blockbuster fillms like Raimi's SPIDER-MAN trilogy starring Tobey Maguire, del Toro went on to make HELLBOY, BLADE II and PACIFIC RIM, Wan directed AQUAMAN and Whannell had recent success with THE INVISIBLE MAN starring Elisabeth Moss.
While they have moved beyond their horror roots, Wan, del Toro and Raimi have continued producing in the horror genre through their production companies launching successfull franchises such as Wan's THE CONJURING universe, Raimi's CRAWL, THE GRUDGE franchise and del Toro's produced MAMA, SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK and the upcoming THE WITCHES.
Given their expertise in the horror genre, CineMovie picked their brains about how to make a frightening movie.