The majority of slasher fans would argue that the 1980s was the sub-genre’s heyday, giving birth to such iconic franchises as Child’s Play and Friday the 13th.

While slashers may not be as prominent as of late, there are still some absolute gems reaching our screens.

These include Slumber Party Massacre, Knife + Heart, X, and beyond.

Fortunately, there are some promising efforts set to continue the tradition on the horizon too, including a dark comedy from director Halina Reijn.

With anticipation rising, let’s highlight the Bodies Bodies Bodies release date.

still from Bodies Bodies Bodies trailer, A24

Bodies Bodies Bodies release date

Bodies Bodies Bodies has a Friday, August 5th 2022 release date and the movie is opening exclusively in theaters.

The film is being released by A24 and a streaming release date is yet to be announced.

As for what to expect, the viewer is dropped amongst a group of friends enjoying a house party at a remote mansion while a hurricane rages outside.

The rocky relationships and tensions between characters are established and they decide to play a party game called “bodies bodies bodies”, which is essentially a murder in the dark whodunnit game.

However, they soon discover that somebody has actually been murdered, spurring on a mystery for real.

Bodies Bodies Bodies | Official Trailer

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Who’s aboard the Bodies Bodies Bodies cast?

You can check out the cast of the film, their respective roles and a previous role you may recognise them from below:

  • Amandla Stenberg (Dear Evan Hansen) as Sophie
  • Maria Bakalova (Borat Subsequent Moviefilm) as Bee
  • Rachel Sennott (Shiva Baby) as Alice
  • Chase Sui Wonders (On the Rocks) as Emma
  • Pete Davidson (The King of Staten Island) as David
  • Lee Pace (Captain Marvel) as Greg
  • Myha’la Herrold (Plan B) as Jordan
  • Conner O’Malley (Palm Spring) as Max

‘It’s fresh, it’s unique, it’s funny’

Maria Bakalove recently spoke about the film with Collider, sharing her personal thoughts and insight:

“… A24 horror movies are something different… Bodies Bodies Bodies feels more like an R-rated comedy because everybody brought their funniness in a way. The whole cast was incredible. These are all people I’m dying to work with over and over and over again… they were just so incredible.”

She continued: “… it’s been beyond exciting so I’m counting the minutes, the hours for the movie to be out and seen and heard about because it’s cool. It’s fresh, it’s unique, it’s funny.”

Bodies Bodies Bodies is scheduled for release on Friday, August 5th 2022.

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