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'A Haunted House' Trailer: Wayans Moves to a New Home for Muddled Parody

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The Scary Movies he and his Wayans brothers built from the Scream reference up now taken from him by The Weinstein Company, given away so that Lindsay Lohan would have a place to sleep, Marlon Wayans has struck out on his own with an all-new parody horror franchise. Titled A Haunted House, the film now has a trailer that calls out like a challenge to the Weinsteins' Scary Movie, at least in as much as an immediate fart joke can be read as a bellowed challenge. Also featured in the trailer: gay jokes, weed jokes, and--ha ha!--someone has bad breath! In short, it is exactly the legacy Marlon Wayans should be creating for future Wayans brothers, and their Wayans children's brothers.

  • December 12, 2012
    Watch your funnybones, everyone, it's a new red-band trailer for Marlon Wayans' unsanctioned Scary Movie, A Haunted House! If you watched the last trailer and thought, "This is very funny, but it would be funnier if the characters and ghosts were more blatant sexual criminals,"... / Continue →
  • November 19, 2012
    The Brothers Wayans long ago lost control of the Scary Movie franchise after the first sequel, but in a negotiation almost as clever as getting White Chicks greenlighted, the siblings made sure their ancient Faustian pact promised them not just a horror parody franchise but a h... / Continue →
  • April 8, 2013
    Marlon Wayans' plan to make his own Scary Movies, outside the Scary Studio system, has evidently succeeded, as Open Road Films has announced that Wayans will be paid to make a sequel to his latest muddle horror spoof, A Haunted House. The original made over $40 million on its m... / Continue →
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