‘Freaky’ Makes Its Horror-Comedy Work By Creating Engaging Characters

/Film – October 9, 2020 at 04:27PM:

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Freaky, the new horror-comedy from Happy Death Day director Christopher Landon, takes a body premise and throws in a slasher movie angle. I can’t speak for the quality of the film just yet – I still haven’t seen it – but as a far of the Happy Death Day films, I’m incredibly excited to check this thing out. For now, though, I’ll make do with the Freaky NYCC panel, which had writer-director Christopher Landon, the film’s stars, Vince Vaughn, Kathryn Newton, Celeste O’Connor, and Misha Osherovich, talking about what’s in store.

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In Freaky, “High school student Millie Kessler (Kathryn Newton) becomes the newest target of the Blissfield Butcher (Vince Vaughn), an infamous serial killer, during her senior year. When the killer’s magic dagger causes her to swap bodies with him, Kessler discovers she has only a day to reverse the switch or else remain trapped as a middle-aged murderer hunted by the city, while the real killer – in her body – targets her classmates at Homecoming.”

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