BlumFest: Blumhouse Sets First Halloween Virtual Event this Thursday!
In celebration of Halloween, Blumhouse has officially announced they’ll be having their first ever annual event called BlumFest where horror fans can get a sneak preview of the studio’s upcoming movie and TV projects including David Gordon Green’s Halloween Kills. The virtual event will be taking place this Thursday, October 29 at 10AM PT on Blumhouse’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.
“This year has sidelined a lot for all of us, but Halloween is a treasured season at Blumhouse, so we conceived BlumFest to celebrate with our fans via a virtual event that will feature exclusive interviews and never-before-seen footage on an upcoming release or two,” Blumhouse CEO, Jason Blum said in a statement.
BlumFest 2020 will be consisting of virtual panels, sneak previews, updates and news announcements which will be hosted and moderated by Rotten Tomatoes editor Jacqueline Coley. The event will feature appearances from cast and filmmakers of Welcome to the Blumhouse, The Craft: Legacy, Freaky, Halloween Kills and The Good Lord Bird. Fans should also anticipate several surprise guests who will share exclusive news about Blumhouse’s unannounced projects.
The confirmed panels and cast appearances for BlumFest 2020 are listed below:
Welcome to the Blumhouse – Join Jennifer Salke, Head of Amazon Studios and Jason Blum for a lively conversation about the successful collaboration between Amazon and Blumhouse on the recently launched films, The Lie, Nocturne, Evil Eye and Black Box. Mamoudou Athie from the film Black Box will join the conversation, along with surprise guests for an announcement or two. The four films are available to stream on Amazon Prime Video now.
The Craft: Legacy – Writer / director Zoe Lister Jones and her film’s coven, stars Cailee Spaeny, Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone, and Zoey Luna have a bewitching chat about continuing the original film cult hit and reveal secrets from the set. The film is set for a Wednesday, October 28 (midnight EST) release on PVOD and EST in North America, with a planned theatrical release in select international countries.
Freaky – Writer / director Chris Landon; stars Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton; and producer Jason Blum talk about the highly anticipated body swapping horror comedy that will arrive in theaters on Friday, November 13 in the US and in select international markets.
Halloween Kills – Writer / director David Gordon Green; actress and icon Jamie Lee Curtis; franchise producer Malek Akkad from Trancas Films; producer Bill Block from Miramax; and producer Jason Blum convene to talk about the upcoming film’s October 2021 release.
The Good Lord Bird – Executive producer, writer and star, Ethan Hawke, of the critically acclaimed series, and series executive producer Jason Blum discuss their most recent collaboration, which is currently airing on Showtime.