MGM has debuted the Cabin in the Woods on Coming Soon, and judging by the irreverent wit of the taglines, it looks like writers Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard might be going for some calling-out of slasher conventions à la Scream, except probably much better than Scream.
Below the cut, two more cliché-identifying slogans, though they somehow forgot to include "if your first movie makes some money, make at least seven more":
As we learned back in July, Joss Whedon and Cloverfield writer Drew Goddard'sCabin in the Woods will finally--having sat on the shelf for years as star Chris Hemsworth matured into a fine young man/Norse Thunder God--reach theaters in April. The film was long delayed due to MGM... / Continue →
"You think you know the story; you think you know the place," teases the Cabin in the Woods trailer. And indeed, the setup of teens going out alone to a spooky wilderness retreat does seem like a story and setting that we should be pretty familiar with. But then... then comes t... / Continue →
With the Joss Whedon-directed, Chris Hemsworth-starring The Avengers coming to theaters next May, Lionsgate has decided that might be a good time to drop off that other Whedon/Hemsworth collaboration they've been sitting on, too, and have set an April 13 release for The Cabin i... / Continue →