The original Black Christmas
released in 1974 and the first remake released in 2006 are both rated R. That's not something the new Black Christmas
can boast, as the holiday killer thriller has been stamped with what some feel is the dreaded PG-13. A move to pull in tween girls who aren't old enough to see darker fare. Well, horror fans aren't having it, lighting up a healthy discussion on Twitter
. Now, the screenwriter of the movie has come out to defend the PG-13 rating.
Writer April Wolfe
, who is behind this latest take on the Holiday horror classic, has some things to say about her new horror movie receiving a PG-13 rating. She admits that they set out to make something a little more harsh and covered in a lot more blood. But test screenings changed their thinking. In a Twitter post, she says this.
"Here's the deal: We wrote it with an R in mind.