Jeff Wadlow Interview: Fantasy Island
We interview Fantasy Island director Jeff Wadlow in regards to the analysis he did on the unique present whereas creating Blumhouse’s newest horror film.
Jeff Wadlow returns with one other chilling Blumhouse characteristic in Fantasy Island, which premieres on February 14. The director, who additionally co-wrote the script, takes the premise of the 70s tv collection to its logical and terrifying excessive in his newest movie. With varied interconnected tales of human longing on show, there are many wishes for him to twist onscreen.
Offscreen, although, Wadlow chats fortunately with Display Rant about how the unique Fantasy Island got here to be and the way he used the desires in that model as a leaping off level for his movie’s nightmares.
Initially, congratulations on the movie. Fantasy Island was a tv collection again within the day. How a lot analysis did you do into the present? And it was household pleasant. Why did it lend itself so effectively to be a horror movie?
So fascinating. I had no concept about that. Have been there any outdated episodes that you simply took inspiration from for this model of Fantasy Island?
Out of the fantasies that we noticed, which one would you’ll need to have lived in?
Should you have been to be trapped on Fantasy Island or the Misplaced island. Which one would you moderately be trapped on?
You re-teamed up with Lucy. You clearly did Reality or Dare along with her, and this was a totally totally different function for her. Are you able to speak to me about why Melanie was so excellent for her?