Yesterday’s announcement on Drafthouse Films and Magnet’s upcomingrelease titled The ABCs of Death came in as a special surprise because the film was off the radar since the world premiere at the Midnight Madness section of TIFF in Toronto.
In honor of the announcement that promised us something to come, some brand new stills were unveiled, and today we finally get to see the first official red band trailer for The ABCs of Death. The film features short stories from the 26 directors listed below, including the one by Lee Hardcastle, who won the contest with his claymation short titled T is for Toilet.
A: Nacho Vigalondo (A for Apocalypse)
B: Adrian Garcia Bogliano (B Is for Bigfoot)
C: Ernesto Diaz Espinoza (C is for Cycle)
D: Marcel Sarmiento (D is for Dogfight)
E: Angela Bettis (E is for Exterminate)
F: Noboru Iguchi (F is for Fart)
G: Andrew Traucki (G is for Gravity)
H: Thomas Malling (H is for Hyrdo-Electric Diffusion)
I: Jorge Michel Grau (I is for Ingrown)
J: Yûdai Yamaguchi (J is for Jidai-geki)
K: Anders Morgenthaler (K is for Klutz)
L: Timo Tjahjanto (L is for Libido)
M: Ti West (M for Miscarriage)
N: Banjong Pisanthanakun (N is for Nuptials)
O: Bruno Forzani, Héléne Cattet (O is for Orgasm)
P: Simon Rumley (P is for Pressure)
Q: Adam Wingard, Simon Barrett (Q for Quack)
R: Srdjan Spasojevic (R is for Removed)
S: Jake West (S is for Speed)
T: Lee Hardcastle (T is for Toilet)
U: Ben Wheatley (U is for Unearthed)
V: Kaare Andrews (V is for Vagitus)
W: Jon Schnepp (W is for WTF)
X: Xavier Gens (X for XXL)
Y: Jason Eisener (Y for Young Buck)
Z: Yoshihiro Nishimura (Z is for Zetsumetsu)
About The ABCs of Death
Twenty-six directors. Twenty-six ways to die. The ABCs of Death is perhaps the most ambitious anthology film ever conceived, with productions spanning 15 countries and featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world’s leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children’s educational books, the motion picture is comprised of 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a differentassigned a letter of the alphabet. The directors were then given free reign in choosing a word to create a story involving death.
The ABCs of Death is on demand January 31st and in theaters on March 8th.