Deadline revealed that Dave Grohl would star in a horror-comedy film shot in secret. The movie, entitled STUDIO 666, will star Grohl and his bandmates, playing exaggerated versions of themselves. The film will follow the band as they attempt to lay down a new album an Encino mansion. However, the mansion has a dark history that begins to unravel Grohl. As Grohl works through his writer’s block, violent events occur as the Foo Fighters must work to survive the night.
Dave Grohl himself conceived of this horror-comedy, with Jeff Buhler and Rebecca Hughes writing the script. Directing STUDIO 666 is BJ McDonnell, known for his extensive camera operation work and directing the film Hatchet III. The film was shot at the same house where Foo Fighters recorded their latest album, Medicine at Midnight.
Dave Grohl Speaks on his Horror-Comedy
In an exclusive statement, Dave Grohl speaks on his horror-comedy, stating, “After decades of ridiculous music videos and numerous music documentaries under our collective belts, it was finally time to take it to the next level… A full-length feature horror-comedy film. Like most things Foo, STUDIO 666 began with a far-fetched idea that blossomed into something bigger than we ever imagined possible.”
Additional Information on STUDIO 666
STUDIO 666 will star Grohl and his bandmates, Taylor Hawkins, Nate Mendel, Pat Smear, Chris Shiflett, and Rami Jaffee. In addition to these actors, Whitney Cummings, Leslie Grossman, Will Forte, Jenna Ortega, and Jeff Garlin will play supporting roles. Open Road Films acquired the film. Open Road Films CEO Tom Ortenberg said of the Dave-Grohl-led horror-comedy, “We couldn’t be more excited to team up with Foo Fighters for a movie sure to make audiences scream and laugh. The Foos bring their comedic chemistry and the musical talent we all love to the big screen in this hysterical horror film.”
STUDIO 666 movie will release in 2000+ theaters on February 25th, 2022.