What’s awaiting horror fans who visit “The Cabin in the Woods”? The answer will be revealed on April 13 when Drew Goddard’s sly and subversive genre riddle finally reaches movie theaters. At WonderCon, Lionsgate hosted a special sneak preview of the film and, afterward, director-writer Goddard was joined on-stage by his partner on the project, writer-producer Joss Whedon. I interviewed the two of them and, between a lot of laughter, there was a feeling in the room that pair would deliver one of the most intriguing popcorn diversions of 2012.
You’ll find some highlight moments from the Q&A below, but first a bit of background about the film’s protracted path to the projection room. Some horror movies keep the audience on the edge of their seat — this one had that effect on the cast and crew, which filmed it back in 2009 with an early 2010 target release. The fiscal calamity at MGM snuffed that plan, though, and it was left to Lionsgate to reel in the property from cinema limbo.
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