black phone is a big hit in the horror genre in 2022. Interestingly, however, fans may be unaware that there is some real story behind it. black phone.
Of course, the actual film is based on a short story written by author Joe Hill. But there are various real-world elements that the film’s director ultimately pulled out to create the entire film. Of course, this includes setting the film in the 1970s.
This period was specifically inspired by the many real-life serial killers of the 70s. His one of these serial killers includes John Wayne Gacy. black phoneMany true crime enthusiasts will admit that Gacy has a penchant for dressing up as a clown at his children’s birthday parties.
After the bodies of more than 20 boys were found in the basement, the serial killer was finally convicted of murdering at least 33 boys, along with acts of sexual abuse and torture.In Joe Hill’s original story, Glover happened to be an overweight clown as well. that At the time, the movie version of The Grabber became a magician.
In an interview with Yahoo!, director Scott Derrickson also explained his own personal experiences being incorporated into the film.
“The ghost children are all like real children I know,” Derrickson said. “Especially the Robin Arellano character. A kid who used to be friends. And some of the things he said in the movie were that he smashed this kid’s face behind Safeway across from our middle school.” I remember you telling me after I saw you do it. I felt like I had a good understanding of the different kids that this movie could embody.”
Of course, despite the personal experiences and real-life events that inspired this film, black phone Ultimately it’s an original story.like a classic movie texas chainsaw massacre Inspired by Ed Gein, it shows that the real world can be just as scary as other movies.
The film was directed by Scott Derrickson. He co-wrote the screenplay for the film, which he co-wrote with C. Robert Cargill, based on a short story by author Joe Hill. The film was produced by Jason Blum, Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill, and executive produced by Ryan Turek and Christopher H. Warner.
Aside from Ethan Hawke as Glover, the film’s cast also includes James Ransone, Jeremy Davis, Mason Thames, and Madeleine McGraw.
black phone is available on digital platforms and can be owned on Blu-ray and DVD. Check out ScreenGeek for more horror-related updates.