Creeped Out - Netflix

Fri 21 June 2019

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Creeped Out is an anthology series of spellbinding, eerie and intriguing tales. Linking them together is The Curious, a mysterious, ancient figure who collects creepy stories like souvenirs.

Creeped Out - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: In Development

Runtime: 25 minutes

Premier: 2017-10-31

Creeped Out - The Possession - Netflix

The Possession is a 2012 American supernatural horror film directed by Ole Bornedal and produced by Sam Raimi. It was released in the US on August 31, 2012, with the film premiering at the Film4 FrightFest. The story is based on the allegedly haunted dybbuk box. Bornedal cited films like The Exorcist as an inspiration, praising their subtlety.

Creeped Out - Production - Netflix

The film was shot in early 2011. Bornedal stated that he was drawn to The Possession's script, having seen it as more of an allegory for divorce than as a true horror film. Actors Sedgwick and Morgan were brought in to play the Breneks; Morgan chose to participate after seeing Calis' audition tape. Parts of the movie were filmed at a former mental institution, Riverview Hospital in Coquitlam, British Columbia. The owner of the dybbuk box, Jason Haxton, offered to send it to producer Sam Raimi, who was both interested and reluctant. Raimi laughingly told an Entertainment Weekly interviewer, “I didn't want anything to do with it. I'm scared of the thing.” He also told the interviewer that he was raised in a conservative Jewish home: “You don't hear about dybbuks when you go to synagogue. I know the demonic lore of The Exorcist. But what does my faith believe about demonic possession? ... The stories chilled me to the bone.” Jeffrey Dean Morgan felt similarly: “In the research I did, I started getting creeped out. My girlfriend was like, 'Let's just make sure that we don't actually go near the real Dybbuk Box.'” “We were like, 'Hell, no,'” recalls screenwriter Juliet Snowden. “'We don't want to see it. Don't send us a picture of it.'” Director Ole Bornedal said, “Some really weird things happened. I've never stood underneath a neon light before that wasn't lit, that all of a sudden exploded. The worst thing was, five days after we wrapped the movie, all the props burned. This storage house in Vancouver burned down to the ground, and the fire department does not know the cause. I'm not a superstitious man, and I would like to say, 'Yeah, it's just a coincidence.'”

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