Dave Grohl announces ‘Foo Fighters’ horror film ‘Studio666’

Dave Grohl announces 'Foo Fighters' horror film 'Studio666'

After countless music videos over the years, the Foo Fighters are all set to launch it on the big screen. Horror comedy Studio666 will feature members of one of the most legendary groups in rock history.

For many who have followed the band over the years, it’s no news that Dave Grohl and his company always had a good sense of comedy. In many of their music videos, the band members have played almost everything from the flight attendants in the hit 1999 song “Learn to Fly” to the deranged old people lashing out in a house in the heavy metal video “Run. “from 2017, to the actors of Soap Opera. in the 2007 “Long Road To Ruin”.

The group have now taken their acting career to another level and are proud to announce their first film. Studio666. As Dave Grohl himself put it in an interview, “After decades of ridiculous music videos and many musical documentaries to our credit, it was finally time to take it to the next level… A horror comedy feature film. Like most Foo things, Studio666, started with a wacky idea that turned into something bigger than we ever imagined possible. Shot in the same house where we recorded our last album “Medicine at Midnight” – I told you this place is haunted! – we wanted to recapture the classic magic of all our favorite rock and roll movies, but with a twist: a hilarious gore that rocks! “

Dave Grohl and his comrades Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Chris Shifflett and Rami Jaffee who play themselves, will be joined by Whitney Cummings, Leslie Grossman, Will Forte, Jenna Ortega and Jeff Garlin. The story is based on an idea by Grohl and the screenplay is written by Jeff Buhler and Rebecca Hughes.

Director BJ McDonnell shared his excitement for the upcoming horror comedy on Deadline, “Studio666 is a combination of all the things I love. Rock, horror and comedy all tied together in one very exciting film. I’m so excited to have teamed up with the Foo Fighters to create an old-fashioned group movie.

Open Road Films has acquired the worldwide distribution rights and plans to release the film on February 25, 2022.

Photo credit: Boston Lynn Schulz


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