Musician Dave Grohl has a profession within the music business that has spanned many years.
Now he’s about to attempt one thing new. Foo Fighter followers can’t wait to see their new horror comedy movie “Studio 666” debut in theaters on February 25.
The Nirvana drummer simply occurs to be an avid horror film fan. He got here up with the concept for the movie, which tells the story of how the band strikes into an Encino mansion to document their tenth album. As soon as they’re inside the home, they face possession and demonic forces attempting to cease them from finishing their album… and a few members of the band could not make it out alive.
In a brand new interview with Deadline, Grohl stated of his newest movie: “We’re making a f—ing rock’n’roll film that has a couple of dumb scares and it’s going make you f—ing snicker your a– off.”
Dave Grohl Talks The Conception Of ‘Studio 666’
When requested how the band felt in regards to the concept of being killed off one after the other, Grohl replied, “Not stunned.”
“The premise of the film advanced,” he defined. “It didn’t start with me murdering everybody and going solo. It started as a narrative of Foo Fighters looking for someplace to make a document, winding up in a home that’s possessed by some ungodly demon.”
“Then it simply it ballooned into one thing that we by no means imagined, which was an precise full-length function horror movie,” he added. “Most every thing we do is on a whim and we don’t put an excessive amount of thought into something, however the music. We felt comfy making this movie due to the movies we had made earlier than, which had all come from random desires, ridiculous bus chatter, or backstage riffing.”
Dave Grohl Explains How The John Carpenter Cameo Got here About!
Most horror films followers know that John Carpenter is the horror film grasp behind “The Factor” and the “Halloween” franchise. Not solely did he make a cameo within the movie however he additionally wrote the theme track!
“That is in all probability the craziest coincidence or story concerned in the entire movie,” Grohl defined. “After we began pre-production for the film, I discussed it to our lighting designer Dan Hadley. He’s been with us for 1,000,000 years. Dan went out on tour with John Carpenter, when John went out to carry out his music.”
“Dan stated, ‘it is best to name John Carpenter and see if he’ll make a cameo’. I stated there’s completely no f—ing means that he’ll ever do that,” he continued. “Dan gave me his electronic mail so I completely blind chilly emailed him and stated, ‘hello, my title’s Dave, we’ve got a mutual pal, Dan Hadley. We’re making a horror movie, questioning in the event you’d take into account doing cameo’.”
He continued, “Little did I do know that John Carpenter’s godson [and The Kinks’ Dave Davies’ son] is Daniel Davies. Daniel is in a band that we took on tour with us 15 years in the past [stoner rock band Year Long Disaster]. John Carpenter responds and says, ‘since you handled [Daniel] so properly on tour 15 years in the past, not solely will I make a cameo in your movie, however I’ll additionally write the theme track.’
“It was probably the most unbelievable factor. I didn’t anticipate it,” he added. “I couldn’t think about it. It occurred and when he despatched that track, all of us obtained goosebumps. I imply, it might solely be John Carpenter. Some individuals would possibly hear it and suppose that simply seems like John Carpenter. It’s.”
Will ‘Studio 666’ Be Getting A Sequel?
With out doling out any spoilers, Grohl believes that it’s doable that there generally is a sequel, or perhaps a spin-off with one other band.
“You by no means know,” he stated. “Consider me, we’ve talked about each f—ing sequel chance. Every little thing from getting the Wu Tang Clan in. I do suppose that whether or not it’s Foo Fighters or one other band, I hope individuals will take the ball and run with it from right here to deliver that that rock and roll film style again.”
“Take a look at all of the f—ing remakes that it’s important to undergo via yearly,” he added. “F— that, put the cash in the direction of sending Radiohead right into a f—ing right into a haunted mansion and see what occurs. Consider me, individuals will get pleasure from it.”
“Studio 666” debuts in theaters on Friday, February 25, 2022. Followers can get a take a look at a teaser for the movie under!