Art the Clown is back Damian Leone‘s scary 2with Bloody Disgusting and Cinedigm premiering the highly anticipated sequel in theaters across the country on October 6. Before the general launch, scary 2 will bring Art the Clown to Florida for the first time as part of the “Wicked Weekend” program of popcorn scaresand tickets for the special screening are now available.
Just in time for the spooky season, Popcorn Frights have announced their annual Wicked Weekend show that celebrates all things spooky, weird, wild and weird that come up in the night. The event, running From September 28 to October 2 at Savor Cinema Fort LauderdaleIt will feature nine film events in addition to a host of filmmakers, restorations, and special screenings.
It all starts with the opening night debut of SMILEParamount Pictures’ haunting new horror starring Sosie Bacon (13 reasons why) as a doctor whose life falls apart as increasingly strange forces drag her to the brink of sanity.
Wicked Weekend is also headlined by the North American premiere of the fun and fantastically peppered love letter to horror anthologies. FRIGHT PACK II: RAD CHAD’S REVENGEas well as the highly anticipated sequel to the cult favorite slasher scary 2 with demon assassin Art the Clown, who’s up to his old tricks again.
Popcorn Frights Advances,”scary 2 it’s finally here celebrating its Florida premiere at Popcorn Frights’ Wicked Weekend and it’s an extensive follow-up that horror fans just aren’t ready for. Art the Clown is more brutal than ever with this new chapter producing some of the most jaw-dropping, stomach-churning, Savini-esque deaths in modern memory.
“The highly anticipated sequel to the cult favorite slasher film welcomes David Howard Thornton as the demonic killer, Art the Clown, up to his old tricks. Following his gruesome death in the first film, a sinister presence has brought Art back to life to strike fear into the residents of Miles County. On Halloween night, he unassumingly returns to town and sets his sights on a new prey: a teenage girl and her little brother. Bordering the limits of good taste, scary 2 is an over-the-top throwback that’s both nostalgic and modern, reminiscent of everything from A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET a HIGH TENSIONAnd it’s a must-watch for slasher fans who aren’t afraid of a little (or a lot) excess!
scary 2 will play at 10:00 pm EST on Friday, September 30. Grab your tickets now to see scary 2 at Popcorn Frights’ Wicked Weekend in Fort Lauderdale, Florida!
Other highlights include the 35th anniversary of Kathryn Bigelow’s ultraviolent triumph. CLOSE TO DARKNESS starring the late great Bill Paxton and the 25th anniversary of the one written by Kevin Williamson (Scream) 90s slasher I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER Starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze Jr.
This year’s Wicked Weekend will also feature a big family reunion with a special double-header from HALLOWEEN 4: THE RETURN OF MICHAEL MYERS Y HALLOWEEN 5: THE REVENGE OF MICHAEL MYERSwhich will include a Michael Myers and Jamie Lloyd costume contest with special prizes and giveaways.
Completing the program is the Florida premiere of HALLOWEEN SPIRIT starring Christopher Lloyd and Rachel Leigh Cook at a Nickelodeon reunion the goonies A diabolical coming-of-age thriller as well as a celebration of Alex Proyas’s gloriously brutal gothic revenge tale. THE RAVEN starring Brandon Lee as a badass antihero in his latest electric performance.
Celebrated as one of the “World’s 50 Best Genre Festivals” by MovieMaker magazine, Popcorn Frights recently wrapped up its eighth edition last August with more than 10,000 moviegoers and industry professionals in attendance for its summer week of movies, events And parties. The 9th annual Popcorn Frights Film Festival takes place August 10-20, 2023.