Enjoy it now, folks -- because in five years he'll probably be directing a gritty Fantastic Four sequel.
XX: An All-Female-Directed Horror Anthology Of Insanity
Release Date: February 17, 2017
Anyone who has grown up with an older sister knows the visceral horrors that women are capable of. While female directors are scarce in every genre -- to me the biggest shame is that there aren't more making horror. Personally, this isn't so much about equality (although that's nice too) as it's simply that some of the best and most brutal horror films have been helmed by women -- such as American Psycho, Ravenous, Pet Semetary, and The Babadook.
This is part of why XX looks to be such a killer anthology -- as the main draw is that all four vignettes are being directed by a super-talented lady.
There's Jovanka Vuckovic, Annie Clark, The Invitation's Karyn Kusama, and finally Roxanne Benjamin -- who isn't shy to horror anthologies since she's worked on both the V/H/S films and directed a segment in Southbound. Together they form a terror Voltron you can only see glimpses of in the trailer -- which follows such tales as a little boy who wastes away from hunger after looking inside a mysterious box ...