‘Hell of a Summer’ TIFF Review – Finn Wolfhard & Billy Bryk Give Voice to Youth in Slasher Riff

Slasher riffs and parodies date back nearly as long as slashers themselves, dissecting the enduring tropes and familiar formulas. In Hell of a Summer, first-time directors/writers Finn Wolfhard (“Stranger Things”) and Billy Bryk (Ghostbusters: Afterlife) frame their slasher riff as a buddy comedy from the perspective of teens, aimed solely at teens. The directors’ acting backgrounds translate to an ensemble […]

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‘Hell of a Summer’ – First Image from Horror-Comedy Directed by Finn Wolfhard

“Stranger Things” and Ghostbusters: Afterlife star Finn Wolfhard had recently teased that he was developing a “horror-comedy slasher movie,” and we later learned that the film is titled Hell of a Summer. This week, Variety has shared a first-look image from the film (above). Finn Wolfhard wrote and directed the upcoming movie alongside Billy Bryk (Ghostbusters: Afterlife), with both […]

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‘Hell of a Summer’ – Cast Filling Out for Finn Wolfhard’s Horror-Comedy

D’Pharaoh Woon-A-Tai (Reservation Dogs), Abby Quinn (Knock at the Cabin) and Pardis Saremi (Career Opportunities in Murder and Mayhem) have signed on to star alongside Finn Wolfhard, Billy Bryk (Ghostbusters: Afterlife) and Fred Hechinger (Fear Street 1994) in Hell of a Summer, reports Deadline. Wolfhard and Bryk and co-directing the contemporary horror-comedy that’s currently filming in Ontario, Canada. Producers […]

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Finn Wolfhard Writing and Directing Horror-Comedy Slasher Movie ‘Hell of a Summer’

“Stranger Things” and Ghostbusters: Afterlife star Finn Wolfhard had recently teased that he was developing a “horror-comedy slasher movie,” and Variety updates on the project this afternoon with the announcement that the film is now titled Hell of a Summer. Wolfhard will be writing and directing alongside Billy Bryk (Ghostbusters: Afterlife), with both actors also […]

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