Dreamworks Animation has debuted the trailer for its animated horror collection Fright Krewe, created by Eli Roth and James Frey.
The present will debut on Hulu and Peacock on October 2, aiming to maintain “older child” audiences entertained within the buildup to Halloween.
Roth constructed his repute on gory, adult-aimed horror movies corresponding to Cabin Fever, Hostel, and Grindhouse. Extra just lately, nevertheless, he’s broadened his purpose, and Fright Krewe is extra appropriately in comparison with his 2018 PG-rated movie The Home with a Clock in Its Partitions.
This received’t be Roth’s first enterprise into animation, though his earlier work isn’t notably noteworthy. In 1999, he co-created the wrestling-themed collection Chowdaheads, which by no means truly aired on television, and in 2003, he directed the three-episode stop-motion collection The Rotten Fruit, inspired by The Monkees. His most recognizable animation effort was directing a Darkish Souls trailer again in 2016.
Frey, the controversial creator of A Million Little Items, labored on the present via his manufacturing firm Full Fathom 5.
Right here’s every part Dreamworks has shared about Fright Krewe up to now:
- Fright Krewe is government produced by Roth and Frey alongside writing companions Joanna Lewis and Kristine Songco, co-executive producers on Jurassic World: Camp Cretaceous. Co-executive producers for Fright Krewe are Shane Acker and Mitchell Smith.
- Dreamworks Animation Tv teamed with Digitoonz to provide the collection’ animation. The Delhi-headquartered Digitoonz has contributed to dozens of animation productions since launching in 2009, together with Blue’s Clues & You!, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Rick and Morty, and Photo voltaic Opposites.
- Fright Krewe logline: “An historic prophecy and a Voodoo Queen put misfit teenagers in control of saving New Orleans from the largest demonic risk it’s confronted in virtually two centuries. However, truthfully? Saving the world could be simpler than changing into mates.”
- The present’s major voice forged contains Sydney Mikayla, Tim Johnson Jr., Grace Lu, Chester Speeding, Terrence Little Gardenhigh, and Jacques Colimon. It additionally options recurring appearances by Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Richards, X Mayo, Rob Paulsen, David Kaye, JoNell Kennedy, Melanie Laurent, Chris Jai Alex, Reggie Watkins, Cherise Boothe, Keston John, Gray Delisle, and Krizia Bajos.