Bat out of Hell
Looks like Joe Dante may be moving on from the Drew McWeeney/Scott Swan feature Bat Out of Hell according to a new video blog posted on This is Some Scene
. He doesn’t explain why he may not be attached to the vampires on a plane film, but he did confirm that he's getting ready to shoot The Hole
Though it’s been kept under wraps since it was first announced, the official synopsis for the Drew McWeeny/Scott Swan-penned flick Bat Out of Hell
, which is set to be directed by none other than Joe Dante, revealed its true nature over the weekend.
How cool is it to see Joe Dante’s name in the trades for two days in a row? Very cool, that’s how! Yesterday we told you he’d be directing the new film from Masters of Horror writers Drew McWeeny and Scott Swan, Bat out of Hell; today he was officially attached to another outstanding horror project, The Hole.
This morning some very good news came down for Drew McWeeny and Scott Swan, who up until now have been best know as the writers of John Carpenter’s two Masters of Horror entries; Joe Dante has signed on to direct their latest feature-length script, Bat Out of Hell!
Finally, someone’s taken the classic epic Meatloaf album from 1976 and written a screenplay around it! I’ve been waiting since I was a wee lad for someone to see the innate horror properties of Bat out of Hell and translate it to film...