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THE BLACKENING PODCAST
What happens when you mix horror, comedy, and a powerful satire with an all-black cast? Get ready for a rollercoaster of emotions as we dive into the horror comedy film, The Blackening, directed by the brilliant Tim Story. We chat with the director and producers E. Brian Dobbins and Jason Clark about how this unique film evolved from a comedy sketch into an unforgettable cinematic experience.
Seven Black friends go away for the Juneteenth Holiday weekend and end up trapped in a cabin with a killer who has a vendetta. Will their street smarts and knowledge of horror movies help them stay alive? Probably not.
We also sit down with the ensemble cast, including Grace Byers, Jay Pharaoh, and Yvonne Orji, as they discuss their characters, the history of black people in horror movies, and the refreshing feeling of having an all-black cast in a horror movie. Plus, hear about the importance of representation in the horror genre from the talented Grace Byers, who plays Allison in the film. You'll gain fascinating insights into the creative process behind this one-of-a-kind movie.
Lastly, don't miss our conversation about the genius of Tim Story in seamlessly blending horror and comedy, and the significance of experiencing The Blackening in a theater setting. With a captivating plot, outstanding cast, and a thought-provoking message, this film is a must-watch for both horror and comedy enthusiasts. So, buckle up and join us as we embark on this thrilling journey through The Blackening!