The parable of El Chupacabra seemed to lastly be getting the Blumhouse therapy when a mysterious trailer arrived to advertise a brand new horror film concerning the creepy cryptid creature, full with an official press launch from produce Jason Blum, who did not give the joke away proper off the bat. Blumhouse mentioned this of their announcement for El Chupacabras, which arrived with an genuine wanting sneak peek that turned out to be an elaborate April Fools’ Day joke.
“Hidden for years, and now not a delusion, El Chupacabras exists. Will you outrun him?”
El Chupacabras seems to be like an actual horror film, with found-footage components and monsters thrown in. It is not till the final bounce scare that Blumhouse confirms that that is all only a scary April Fools’ Day prank. The footage has fooled plenty of horror followers and a few are even upset that the El Chupacabra film is not the true deal. Maybe the recognition of the trailer will persuade Jason Blum to adapt the spoof into an genuine horror expertise.
Mexican director Issa López is greatest identified for the multi-awarded, critics darling Tigers Are Not Afraid: A supernatural tale about kids preventing for survival in a harsh real-life atmosphere. The movie is Licensed Contemporary by Rotten Tomatoes with a 97% and gave the director worldwide recognition. Totally in on the joke, Issa Lopez performs together with the fact of the entire El Chupacabras idea, saying this within the press launch, by no means breaking character or letting on that this was all an elaborate prank.
“As a Mexican filmmaker, I am a agency believer there can by no means be sufficient motion pictures about El Chupacabras and I am right here to ship on that promise.”
Jason Blum additionally gave a tongue and cheek response to the trailer, pretending that it was an actual deal launch coming from Blumhouse within the subsequent couple of months. He really sounds fairly excited to be including the legendary monster El Chupacabra to his steady of iconic horror characters.
“Simply once you thought there was a film I would not make — I current, El Chupacabras
The tip of the Blumhouse press launch would not ever let on that that is all a joke. And so they even go so far as to offer the pretend film a launch date, stating, “Issa López’s thrilling secret venture for Blumhouse, El Chupacabras, is coming to theaters this summer time. Prepare.”
After watching the footage, fairly a couple of followers have been prepared for what was about to assault theater screens throughout the nation. Sadly, we’ll have to stay with the handful of low funds indie horror motion pictures about El Chupacabra which have been launched throughout the years. Maybe Blumhouse’s El Chupacabras will sometime make its solution to a cineplex close to you.