Legendary Horror Director Tom Holland To Direct Rock Paper Dead

Tom Holland, the legendary American writer and director known for some of the finest horror films of modern time, including the iconic Child’s Play and the vampire classic Fright Night is returning to the horror genre once again.

Yesterday, it was officially announced that Holland is getting back behind the camera to direct a serial killer story entitled Rock Paper Dead. The new film will be joined by a horror dream team of talent that includes Emmy-nominated Vincent Guastini (Requiem for a Dream), who will provide the special makeup effects, along with the film’s co-writer Victor Miller (Friday the 13th) and composer Harry Manfredini (Friday the 13th).

Filming is expected to begin this September in Los Angeles with a release date set in stone for 2017. For much more detail about the story of the film, then check out the synopsis right below.


ROCK PAPER DEAD is the story of serial killer Peter “The Doll Maker” Harris, who returns to his ancestral family estate after being released from the state’s hospital for the criminally insane after twenty years – a “cured” man. Once inside the old house, anguished memories from a tortured childhood and visitations from past victims shake Peter’s resolve, but it isn’t until the lovely young Ashley enters his life that Peter makes a fateful decision. One that rekindles old desires that have always ended in murder.

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