Sometimes the best way to introduce one member of the family to horror is to all become a part of the genre itself. That’s the basic concept behind David Safier’s novel Happy Family, which follows a family that gets changed into monsters after they insult a Baba Yaga. Below is a German trailer and some posters.
Directed by Holger Tappe, the film will feature the voices of Emily Watson, Jason Isaacs, Nick Frost, Jessica Brown Findlay, Celia Imrie, and Catherine Tate.
The Wünschmann family isn’t exactly a happy family. Mother Emma encourages the family to put their differences aside by taking them to a theme park. After a harmless joke with a doll, which turns out to be the evil witch Baba Yaga, the Wünschmanns are transformed into monsters. Mother Emma turns into a vampire, dad Frank becomes Frankenstein, daughter Fee turns into a mummy, and son Max winds up being a warewolf! And that’s when a normal ride on a ghost train turns into a ludicrously spooky adventure. Will the Wünschmann family find their happy ending?