Entertainment NewsNight Stalker Comes Alive in MaXXXine: Director and Cast Share Insights

Night Stalker Comes Alive in MaXXXine: Director and Cast Share Insights


Key takeaways:

– The to Ti West's , MaXXXine, will feature elements from the real-life story of Richard Ramirez, also known as the Night Stalker.
members Mia Goth and Elizabeth Debicki, along with the director, have discussed the Night Stalker's role in the movie in a recent interview.
– The movie has connections to high-profile films like Summer of Sam and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Intriguing News for Horror Fans

If you are a horror film enthusiast, you must be eagerly waiting for MaXXXine, which is set to hit the theaters on July 5th. The sequel to director Ti West's Pearl and X, this film is creating a buzz. Why? Well, this '80s set horror is set to incorporate elements from the story of a real-life serial killer – Richard Ramirez, famously known as the Night Stalker.

and Director Speak Out

This inclusion got mixed reactions from the viewers. So, Mia Goth, Elizabeth Debicki, and Ti West discussed this aspect in an interview with Total Film. According to Goth, the Night Stalker's involvement brings the story closer to reality. In Debicki's words, the plot threads are too many to predict which characters might encounter the Night Stalker.

Drawing Parallels with Other Crime Thrillers

While comparing MaXXXine with movies like Once Upon a Time in Hollywood or Summer of Sam that redefined , West commented that MaXXXine aligns closer with the latter. The Night Stalker's story plays a significant role but not in a straightforward manner.

Who's Who in MaXXXine

In MaXXXine, Mia Goth brings back the character of Maxine Minx, a survivor turned performer longing for stardom. Alongside goth, you'll see Elizabeth Debicki from Tenet, pop sensation Halsey, Kevin Bacon from Tremors, and other noteworthy faces.

Here's a rundown on who plays what in the film

(Breaking Bad) is an for adult film .
– Elizabeth Debicki's character directs movies.
– Michelle Monaghan and Bobby Cannavale from Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Netflix's The Watcher respectively, play detectives.
– Kevin Bacon is seen as a private detective.

A Peek Inside the Plot

The story is set in 1980's Hollywood. Maxine finally lands her dream role, but the happiness gets overshadowed by a disturbing mystery. A ominous killer starts hunting down the starlets, aiming to bring Maxine's past back to surface. Bonus for hardcore horror fans: the Hollywood setting includes a trip to the Bates Motel.

MaXXXine is a joint venture by A24, Ti West, Jacob Jaffke, Kevin Turen, and Harrison Kreiss. Interestingly, Mia Goth also wears the hat of an executive producer here.

Concluding Thoughts

The anticipations are soaring, and the mystery is intriguing. You cannot afford to miss out on a movie featuring the Night Stalker, even more so when it's a sequel to Ti West's offerings. But how do you feel about this true-crime element making its way into the film? Feel free to share your thoughts with us.

Note: Director's comments and actors' viewpoints are based on an interview from Total Film.

Megan Dianehttps://www.projectcasting.com
Hi, I'm Megan Browne, the Head of Partnerships at Project Casting - a job board for the entertainment industry. As Head of Partnerships, I help businesses find the best talent for their influencer campaigns, photo shoots, and film productions. Creating these partnerships has enabled me to help businesses scale and reach their true potential. I'm excited to continue driving growth by connecting people with projects they're passionate about.


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