Watch: Official Trailer Debut for Wes Craven's 'My Soul to Take'
Are you ready for a glimpse at Wes Craven's new "signature villain"? Yahoo has debuted the trailer for My Soul to Take, Craven's next horror movie before Scream 4 that stars Max Thieriot and a bunch of other teen actors. I wanted this to be good, and look good, but it really feels like a punk rock horror movie aimed squarely at teenagers and that's it. Though we don't get a solid look at the villain, it seems like they just hired Rob Zombie to chase people around in scraggly clothes and long hair, but maybe he's more menacing than he looks in this trailer. Then again, this kind of horror is not my thing, so maybe I'm being too harsh.
Watch the official trailer for Wes Craven's My Soul to Take:
You can also watch the My Soul to Take trailer in High Definition on Yahoo
My Soul to Take is about a serial killer who returns to his hometown to stalk seven children who share the same birthday as the date he was allegedly put to rest. Craven explained previously that "it's more a thriller than slasher film, and revolves around a young kid with a very dark past involving his family and his father." The film stars Max Thieriot, Zena Grey and a full line-up of young budding actors. We still have no idea who or what exactly that "new" villain is, but it looks like he is just some crazy, demented guy. Universal will be bringing My Soul to Take to theaters everywhere in early fall this October 8th. Your thoughts? Look okay?
Reader Feedback - 32 Comments
Haha that does look like rob zombie
pulp fiction212 on Aug 17, 2010
Looks very interesting. I remembe a long while back this movie was called something else. It was like a date I think. I'll be seeing it.
Daniel felts on Aug 17, 2010
Ha, I knew Max when I was a kid. This is weird. Oh, and the movie looks cheesy. I didn't even finish watching it.
Traveler on Aug 17, 2010
Nice twist but that's about it. Wes Craven sucks.
Eli on Aug 17, 2010
I know that describing a movie as "this" meets "that is so cliche, but.......it look like Nightmare on Elmstreet meets Friday the 13th Part V: A New Beginning meets the director of the Halloween Reboot meets Cloverfield. Sorry, I just got carried away and couldn't stop. Forget that Cloverfield part.
tommyturner on Aug 17, 2010
"Bringing you closer to fear in 3-D" hahahahahaahaha, fucking stupid. When are these victims gonna learn that "No, please" and "Don't kill me" and sobbing loudly aren't going to stop a murderer from merking them? Epic "MEH" from me.
Xerxex on Aug 17, 2010
Looks OK, guess we will see this in front of PIRANHA. The on thing that I must applaud though is that these high schoolers actually LOOK like high schoolers.
Ryan on Aug 17, 2010
Hard to say if it will tank or not.. It's cool it takes place in MA, though.
Jay on Aug 17, 2010
whats the rock song at the end? i dig...
????? on Aug 17, 2010
the first half looked great. the second half look awful and typical and stupid.
Brian Ricci on Aug 17, 2010
Well atleast they actually look llike teens in this. I'm tired of seeing 30 year olds play teenagers. Also this movie looks decent, but will it be the comeback Craven needs ? I hope so.
wrongturn687 on Aug 17, 2010
oh cool, 3D...... -.-
Al on Aug 17, 2010
lolz I'm with #10, most interesting thing is the song. I think I remember that song (band at least) from WWE Smackdown vs Raw 07 or 08. Ironically I thought it was Mick Foley as the killer. $5 says it's Bug's mom is the killer, and yes he's the ripper's kid. Serial Killer's kid = villain... cliche... Serial Killers's kid = villain's scapegoat and kills killer BIGGER cliche
Akirakorn on Aug 18, 2010
Feels like a NOES rip-off.
ryderup on Aug 18, 2010
I thought it looked more like Hagrid from Harry Potter.
L on Aug 18, 2010
It doens't look THAT bad.
Robbie on Aug 18, 2010
It was called " 25/8 " and the high school was in Tolland CT. That's whet I went. 🙂
space on Aug 18, 2010
I think the song is called "One of us is going down" by Sick Puppies. The movie looks like an entertaining horror flick, and I like Max Thieriot. I'm in.
lamar on Aug 18, 2010
I'm tired of serial killer movies that could end in three minutes if the main character had a gun and knew how to use it. I'll wait for At the Mountains of Madness from Del Torro.
harm on Aug 18, 2010
Looked good, then the cheesy song started playing.
Kevin on Aug 18, 2010
i thought some of it was alright,other bits where bit shit.
deadpool72 on Aug 19, 2010
Why does this seem like a trailer for some cheesy CW teen-drama show?
Hey Wowza on Aug 19, 2010
dom on Aug 20, 2010
oh my goodness...this looks so lame...when are they gonna stop these cheesy slasher films...one by one being picked off...damn...
chilin on Aug 20, 2010
I couldn't even force myself to watch the whole trailer.
arjones on Aug 21, 2010
Eric on Aug 24, 2010
Anyone know the music that plays in the latter half?
Lair on Sep 1, 2010
L A M E!! So So So So So BAD!
Rodion on Sep 11, 2010
WOW what an original idea Wes, a movie with a dark scary man with a deep creepy voice thats going to get you! That scene where the arm is coming through the wall I swear I have seen somewhere before, OH YA thats right FREDDY DID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FAIL
ted on Sep 16, 2010
Check out this exclusive interview with Wes Craven, the director of SCREAM 1-4 and the upcoming movie, MY SOUL TO TAKE. http://bit.ly/crCO3R
rogue on Oct 4, 2010
The cast of Wes Craven's 'My Soul To Take' rocking the red carpet at the premiere here: http://bit.ly/bqW1cf
rogue on Oct 8, 2010
You're Going Down by Sick Puppies
iSnIpEkItTeHs on Oct 9, 2010
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