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I’ll confess. I have a real mushy soft spot for Heavy Metal music. Back in the ‘80s, in my teen years, my buddy Nick and I would crank the latest from Kiss, Scorpions, Judas Priest, Cinderella, etc. And there’s something specifically about Metal tailored to teenagers – that heightened sense of drama we feel at that age, the hormonal urges, and the need to push back against ‘society’. (Right – but please give us our allowances to consume products, okay?)
But Metal also equated with power, which was aligned with evil, and before long, many parents came up with the notion that Metal was Satan’s music. (Is the Pmrc still a thing? Brr.) Well, marketing is marketing, and few Metal bands fought the label (hell, some even embraced it). So it seemed the timing was right for that satanic safe haven, the Horror Film, to meet up with the »
- Scott Drebit
Today, we received a press release that a new movie titled Runaway is now shooting in Oklahoma City under the direction of John Gulager, the madman who gave us the Feast trilogy and Piranha 3Dd. The news does not mention that this thriller is actually Children of the Corn: Runaway, the 10th film in that long-running horror series. Here is the official press release unaltered. We'll return to the fact that this is a Children of the Corn movie after you read it.
The official Runaway press release: The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (Of+Mo), with producer Mike Leahy of Strike Accord and in association with Gatlin Returns, Inc., is pleased to announce the beginning of principal photography on Runaway. The film, which will utilize the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate administered by Of+Mo, will be shooting in Oklahoma City and the surrounding area including Luther and Coyle.
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