Last night, Joe Dante screened in-person his long shelved 3-D project from 2009, The Hole, at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago. (In 2-D.) He also confirmed one key rumor: The Hole will finally be getting a VOD release this September. And for those living in Atlanta, they’ll be able to see the film in theaters that month as well.
Check out the trailer after the jump. After seeing it, I don’t know that I exactly agree with how they positioned this trailer (which is, of course, years old) from a marketing standpoint. It didn’t really feel like a “3-D thrillride”, but then again I was watching in 2-D. It felt a little more horror (safe, like a Goosebumps book, but horror still) than action. Also keep in mind that this is, in Joe’s own words, a “psuedo family horror film.” (more…)