WHO’S IN IT?
Thomas Lennon (We’re The Millers), Jenny Pellicer (film debut), Nelson Franklin (Scott Pilgrim vs. The World), Charlyne Yi (Paper Heart), Michael Paré (Eddie and the Cruisers), Alex Beh (Warren), Matthias Hues (The Librarians), Skeeta Jenkins (1040 Not So EZ), Barbara Crampton (From Beyond), Udo Kier (My Own Private Idaho), Serafin Falcon (I Love Miami), Kennedy Summers (The Last Movie Star)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Tommy Wiklund (Animalistic), director, cinematographer; Sonny Laguna (Wither), director; S. Craig Zahler (Brawl in Cell Block 99), writer; Dallas Sonnier (Bone Tomahawk), producer; Richard Band (Re-Animator) and Fabio Frizzi (The Beyond), composers; Alex Campos (film debut), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
After going through a divorce, Edgar (Lennon) returns to his childhood home for a fresh start. When he finds a strange puppet in his dead brother’s room, he decides to sell it for some quick cash at a nearby convention celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of the infamous Toulon Murders. However, all hell breaks loose when a strange force animates the puppets at the convention, sending them on a bloody killing spree that’s motivated by an ancient evil…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The infamous Puppet Master series is rebooted with this semi-comedic but consistently gory new entry that’s written by S. Craig Zahler, the guy responsible for recent gorefests like Bone Tomahawk and Brawl in Cell Block 99, as well as this week’s Dragged Across Concrete.