Preview: Krampus Origins

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krampus origins movie posterDirector: Joseph Mbah
Writer: Robert Conway
Stars: Maria Olsen, Anna Harr, Amelia Haberman

I was introduce to the idea of Krampus a few years ago when a co-worker and I were finding any and every holiday to do a countdown for. The idea of a villain for Santa—a Joker to his Batman—was (and is) fascinating. It seems as I discovered the legend of Krampus, he grew in popularity as well. There has been a handful of films, some part of this franchise from Robert Conway, and even an anthology film Kevin Smith was working on (before he changed the main antagonist to Kilroy).

What I really like about the trailer for Krampus Origins is that it looks like this movie, while having roots in horror, will have a fantasy element to it. I can’t wait to sink into this film (which we’ll be reviewing here on That’s Entertainment)—watch the trailer below and get your hands on Krampus Origins November 6th, 2018!

Full Press Release and Trailer Below

IT ALL BEGAN HERE

It’s going to be a killer Christmas!

The terrifying backstory of the yuletide slaughterer comes to digital and DVD this November with Krampus Origins, arriving November 6 from Uncork’d Entertainment.

The first World War rages on when a group of American soldiers find a mysterious artifact that can summon the ancient evil of the Krampus.  After the men are killed in action, the artifact is sent to the commanding officers widow who is a teacher at a small-town orphanage.  The orphans accidentally summon the Krampus and the teacher, and her pupils are forced to battle this ancient evil.

Starring Maria Olsen (I Spit on Your Grave: Déjà vu, Paranormal Activity 3) and Anna Harr (Bethany, Restoration), and directed by Joseph Mbah and written by Robert Conway, Krampus Origins on digital and DVD November 6.

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Kev is the co-founder of Crude Humor Studios and That's Entertainment. He also writes, produces, and directs their skits, shorts, and web series, while sharing managing editor duties for That's Entertainment.

Kev is the host of the podcast, Everything is Awesome and is the co-host of The Zombcast. He is the former host of the podcasts Happy Hour with Steel Tip, Creepcast, Happy Hour, 30 Minute Outsider, The Muff Squad, That's Entertainment, 215th Entertainment Presents: Sounds of Philly, Academic Nerds, and OuaT: The Unofficial Once Upon a Time Podcast.

Kev also writes for Dark Knight News and is working on a science fiction series.

Most of all, Kev is a dad to two wonderful children.
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