/   2travel2live.com     Travel   / English  

2019-11-14 02:47:09

A new Christmas horror movie was originally going to be R-rated, but test screenings forced it down to PG-13 to suit a 'younger female audience'

Black Christmas arrives in theaters on December 13.Universal Pictures

Blumhouse Productions ( Get Out, Happy Death Day 2U ) made the upcoming holiday horror movie Black Christmas. The film's screenwriter April Wolfe went on Twitter to address critics of the movie's PG-13 rating. We wrote it with an R in mind, Wolfe wrote. When they did the test screenings, [it] was clear that this movie needed to be available to a younger female audience because the subject matter is timely. Also I want to indoctrinate girls into horror, she said. Doesn't make it any less vicious! Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.

After releasing box office hits like Happy Death Day 2U and Ma,  Blumhouse will return one last time in 2019 for the holiday horror movie Black Christmas. The latest remake of the 1974 horror classic is directed by indie film favorite Sophia Takal ( Always Shine ) and co-written by film critic April Wolfe.

The MPAA has given the new Black Christmas a PG-13 rating, making it the first version of the horror property not to be R rated. Some horror fans are scoffing at a PG-13 Black Christmas, but Wolfe took to social media to defend the more restricted rating.

Here's the deal: We wrote it with an R in mind, Wolfe wrote. When they did the test screenings, [it] was clear that this movie needed to be available to a younger female audience because the subject matter is timely. Also I want to indoctrinate girls into horror. Doesn't make it any less vicious!

Wolfe continued by coming to terms with the benefits of releasing a PG-13 horror movie tailored for young women.

The screenwriter even re-tweeted a message from fellow director Jovanka Vuckovic noting that horror films like Jaws, Poltergeist, and The Others managed to become classics of the horror genre without an R rating.

My little sister is reporting to me from Michigan that friends of hers who aren't normally into horror (both male and female) are saying they're excited to see this movie, Wolfe added, and they don't even know her sister made it. If we can evangelize horror freakdom, we're doing our job.

Blumhouse's Black Christmas is opening in theaters December 13 from Universal Pictures.

Den Originalartikel gibt es auf IndieWire. Copyright 2019. Und ihr könnt IndieWire auf Twitter folgen.

A new Christmas horror movie was originally going to be R-rated, but test screenings forced it down to PG-13 to suit a 'younger female audience'A new Christmas horror movie was originally going to be R-rated, but test screenings forced it down to PG-13 to suit a 'younger female audience'

Blumhouse Productions ( Get Out, Happy Death...

A new Christmas horror movie was originally going to be R-rated, but test screenings forced it down to PG-13 to suit a 'younger female audience'

Black Christmas,Movie,Horror,Blumhouse,Indiewire,Contributor

A new Christmas horror movie was originally going to be R-rated, but test screenings forced it down to PG-13 to suit a 'younger female audience'

2019-11-14T02:22:47+01:00

2019-11-14T02:17:33+01:00

2019-11-14T02:22:55+01:00

https://static2.businessinsider.de/image/5dccacea695b5827ed354592-500-250/a-new-christmas-horror-movie-was-originally-going-to-be-r-rated-but-test-screenings-forced-it-down-to-pg-13-to-suit-a-younger-female-audience.jpg

BusinessInsiderDe

https://www.businessinsider.de/assets/images/logos/og-image-logo.png

Blumhouse Productions ( Get Out, Happy Death Day 2U ) made the upcoming holiday horror movie Black Christmas. The film's screenwriter April Wolfe went on Twitter to address critics of the movie's PG-13 rating. We wrote it with an R in mind, Wolfe wrote. When they did the test screenings, [it] was clear that this movie needed to be available to a younger female audience because the subject matter is timely. Also I want to indoctrinate girls into horror, she said. Doesn't make it any less vicious! Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. After releasing box office hits like Happy Death Day 2U and Ma,  Blumhouse will return one last time in 2019 for the holiday horror movie Black Christmas. The latest remake of the 1974 horror classic is directed by indie film favorite Sophia Takal ( Always Shine ) and co-written by film critic April Wolfe. The MPAA has given the new Black Christmas a PG-13 rating, making it the first version of the horror property not to be R rated. Some horror fans are scoffing at a PG-13 Black Christmas, but Wolfe took to social media to defend the more restricted rating.   Tweet Embed: //twitter.com/mims/statuses/1194698242547576832?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw LET GIRLS SCREAM IN HORROR IN A SAFE SETTING! THEY NEED THE RELEASE!Tweet Embed: //twitter.com/mims/statuses/1194700200041799680?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Anyway, my little sister is reporting to me from Michigan that friends of hers who aren't normally into horror (both male & female) are saying they're excited to see this movie, and they don't even know her sister made it. If we can evangelize horror freakdom, we're doing our job Here's the deal: We wrote it with an R in mind, Wolfe wrote. When they did the test screenings, [it] was clear that this movie needed to be available to a younger female audience because the subject matter is timely. Also I want to indoctrinate girls into horror. Doesn't make it any less vicious! Wolfe continued by coming to terms with the benefits of releasing a PG-13 horror movie tailored for young women. Youtube Embed: //www.youtube.com/embed/gF4yRYbo1WE Width: 763px Height: 429px  The screenwriter even re-tweeted a message from fellow director Jovanka Vuckovic noting that horror films like Jaws, Poltergeist, and The Others managed to become classics of the horror genre without an R rating. My little sister is reporting to me from Michigan that friends of hers who aren't normally into horror (both male and female) are saying they're excited to see this movie, Wolfe added, and they don't even know her sister made it. If we can evangelize horror freakdom, we're doing our job. Blumhouse's Black Christmas is opening in theaters December 13 from Universal Pictures.

international

A new Christmas horror movie was originally going to be R-rated, but test screenings forced it down to PG-13 to suit a 'younger female audience'A new Christmas horror movie was originally going to be R-rated, but test screenings forced it down to PG-13 to suit a 'younger female audience'

Blumhouse Productions ( Get Out, Happy Death...

A new Christmas horror movie was originally going to be R-rated, but test screenings forced it down to PG-13 to suit a 'younger female audience'

Black Christmas,Movie,Horror,Blumhouse,Indiewire,Contributor

A new Christmas horror movie was originally going to be R-rated, but test screenings forced it down to PG-13 to suit a 'younger female audience'

2019-11-14T02:22:47+01:00

2019-11-14T02:22:55+01:00

https://static2.businessinsider.de/image/5dccacea695b5827ed354592-500-250/a-new-christmas-horror-movie-was-originally-going-to-be-r-rated-but-test-screenings-forced-it-down-to-pg-13-to-suit-a-younger-female-audience.jpg

BusinessInsiderDe

https://www.businessinsider.de/assets/images/logos/og-image-logo.png

Blumhouse Productions ( Get Out, Happy Death Day 2U ) made the upcoming holiday horror movie Black Christmas. The film's screenwriter April Wolfe went on Twitter to address critics of the movie's PG-13 rating. We wrote it with an R in mind, Wolfe wrote. When they did the test screenings, [it] was clear that this movie needed to be available to a younger female audience because the subject matter is timely. Also I want to indoctrinate girls into horror, she said. Doesn't make it any less vicious! Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. After releasing box office hits like Happy Death Day 2U and Ma,  Blumhouse will return one last time in 2019 for the holiday horror movie Black Christmas. The latest remake of the 1974 horror classic is directed by indie film favorite Sophia Takal ( Always Shine ) and co-written by film critic April Wolfe. The MPAA has given the new Black Christmas a PG-13 rating, making it the first version of the horror property not to be R rated. Some horror fans are scoffing at a PG-13 Black Christmas, but Wolfe took to social media to defend the more restricted rating.   Tweet Embed: //twitter.com/mims/statuses/1194698242547576832?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw LET GIRLS SCREAM IN HORROR IN A SAFE SETTING! THEY NEED THE RELEASE!Tweet Embed: //twitter.com/mims/statuses/1194700200041799680?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Anyway, my little sister is reporting to me from Michigan that friends of hers who aren't normally into horror (both male & female) are saying they're excited to see this movie, and they don't even know her sister made it. If we can evangelize horror freakdom, we're doing our job Here's the deal: We wrote it with an R in mind, Wolfe wrote. When they did the test screenings, [it] was clear that this movie needed to be available to a younger female audience because the subject matter is timely. Also I want to indoctrinate girls into horror. Doesn't make it any less vicious! Wolfe continued by coming to terms with the benefits of releasing a PG-13 horror movie tailored for young women. Youtube Embed: //www.youtube.com/embed/gF4yRYbo1WE Width: 763px Height: 429px  The screenwriter even re-tweeted a message from fellow director Jovanka Vuckovic noting that horror films like Jaws, Poltergeist, and The Others managed to become classics of the horror genre without an R rating. My little sister is reporting to me from Michigan that friends of hers who aren't normally into horror (both male and female) are saying they're excited to see this movie, Wolfe added, and they don't even know her sister made it. If we can evangelize horror freakdom, we're doing our job. Blumhouse's Black Christmas is opening in theaters December 13 from Universal Pictures.

international


businessinsider.de Zack Sharf, Indiewire
horror christmas movie female younger wolfe test screenings audience rating rated black






User comments