Legendary’s ‘Trick ‘r Treat’ Facebook Stream a Sweet Treat for Fans


Originally posted on Variety:

Fans of under-the-radar horror film “Trick ‘r Treat” will get a spooky, sweet reward. Tonight, Legendary Pictures will share a screening of the pic and a Q&A with writer-director Michael Dougherty on Facebook and, for some lucky few in Los Angeles, live at Hollywood’s Egyptian Theatre.

Dougherty made the 2007 horror/comedy anthology, which became one of horror’s biggest underdog success stories. Legendary Pictures sent the film — which interweaves four Halloween stories while playing on classic Halloween tropes, including the importance of checking your Halloween candy before consumption — straight to DVD, where it would go on to sell 550,000 copies and stream on iTunes and Amazon (it also had a limited run on Netflix).

Tonight’s theatrical release is part of Beyond Fest. Seth Green is hosting the Q&A, which will also feature stars Brian Cox and Dylan Baker.

Director Bryan Singer, who worked with Dougherty on “Superman Returns” and…

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