Studio 666: Italian trailer and previews of the Foo Fighters horror comedy

From 23 to 29 June in cinemas with Nexo Digital, Study 666The imaginative feature film based on a conceived story
by the founder of the band Foo Fighters, Dave Grohl. “Studio 666” is a horror comedy that has managed to combine the creative attitude of the legendary rock band and the overwhelming inspiration of director BJ McDonnell, without forgetting the main musical theme written by the legendary John Carpenter.

Plot and cast

The official plot: In STUDIO 666, to record their long-awaited tenth album, the legendary rock band the Foo Fighters moves to Encino, California, to a mansion steeped in the macabre history of rock and roll. Here, in fact, decades earlier, a demon-possessed rocker went too far, coming into contact with dark forces. Once in that house, DAVE GROHL also finds himself grappling with writer’s block and supernatural forces that threaten the completion of the record and the very existence of the band … That’s it, all the Foo Fighters – bassist NATE MENDEL, the guitarist PAT SMEAR, drummer TAYLOR HAWKINS, lead guitarist CHRIS SHIFLETT and keyboardist RAMI JAFFEE – will try to stop the dark curse that is falling on Dave and them …

The cast of “Studio 666” also includes Will Forte (Sweet Tooth), Whitney Cummings (The Ridiculous 6), Jeff Garlin best known for his role as Householder Murray in the sitcom The Goldbergs, Leslie Grossman (American Horror Story), Jenna Ortega (X: A Sexy Horror Story), Marti Matulis (Teen Wolf), Slayer guitarist Kerry King, actor and director Jason Trost who starred in and co-directed the parodies with his brother Brandon The FP And All Superheroes Must Diethe stuntman Mike Escamilla (The super cop from the supermarket), Jimmi Simpson (Rose Red), Alexander Ward (Westworld – Where everything is allowed), Eli Santana (Pam & Tommy), Aaron Valenzuela, Kayla Loadvine, EIvan Kungurtsev and the British DJ and music producer Subskyle.

Studio 666 – trailers and videos

First official clip in the original language released on December 31, 2021

First official trailer in original language released on 11 January 2022

Original language clip released on February 7, 2022

Official Italian trailer released on May 19, 2022

Official Italian TV spot published on May 31, 2022

Curiosity

  • The feature film, shot entirely in a villa in Encino, retraces the recordings of the 10th studio album by Foo Fighters Medicine at Midnight in a horror parody key.
  • STUDIO 666 brings the Foo Fighters, who in 2021 were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, into the world of feature films with a horror comedy that is based on the creative attitude and anarchic playfulness that the band has always included in its music videos , combined with the innovative and overwhelming flair of director BJ MCDONNELL, who met the Foo Fighters for the first time working on the video for the Grammy-winning song “Run”, where the Foos played wild old men.
  • Director and camera operator BJ McDonnell, who has Slayer music videos for him, is on his second feature film after the horror sequel. Hatchet III.
  • Drummer Taylor Hawkins has admitted in several talk show appearances, including Howard Stern and Jimmy Kimmel, that he refused to study the script and improvised all of his lines. Hawkins passed away on March 25, 2022 at the age of 50; The musician’s body was found lifeless in his room at the Casa Medina hotel in Bogotà where he was with the Foo Fighters for a performance at the Estéreo Picnic Festival. The Colombian Attorney General announced in the following days that Hawkins had taken ten different drugs in the hours before the incident, including marijuana, tricyclic antidepressants, benzodiazepines, opiates and THC, the psychoactive compound of cannabis. It has not been investigated whether this potent and potentially lethal drug mix was the cause of death.
  • When Dave Grohl is in the cellar, a Buck Rogers beam rifle is visible. The same gun is featured on the first Foo Fighters album.
  • The film was shot in secret during the pandemic.
  • When Dave Grohl steps out of the pool, he imitates the pose of the woman on the movie poster The House / evil Dead (1981).
  • The red 1995 Dodge 1500 Ram van featured in the film is the same van used during the Foo Fighters’ first US tour to promote their debut album. It would be used again for the band’s 25th anniversary “Van Tour” in 2020, but was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Instead it was used for the film.
  • “Fuck” and its derivatives are used 162 times, an average of 1.53 per minute.
  • [ATTENZIONE SPOILER!!!] The film includes cameos from Lionel Ritchie as himself, from director John Carpenter as sound engineer (credited as Rip Haight, one of the aliases used by the director alongside Frank Armitage and Martin Quatermass), and there are guitarists Steve Vai as well. and Kerry King, the latter member of Slayer plays Krug the roadie.[FINE SPOILER]
  • When the delivery man first approaches the house, he stops halfway up the stairs and looks into the light, just as he The exorcist (1973).
  • Dave Grohl who played Satan in Tenacious D and the fate of rock (2006). In this film he is possessed by satanic forces.

LIST OF ROOMS

The soundtrack

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  • John Carpenter, director, screenwriter and composer famous for his horror masterpieces, was the spiritual godfather of STUDIO 666, in terms of images, energy and sound. It is precisely a “perfect John Carpenter sound” theme that kicks off the film, accompanying it through a spooky and playful soundtrack, courtesy of Roy Mayorgadrummer of Ministry.
  • The song played during the scene where Rami Jaffee is killed by a chainsaw is performed by the band Jackal. Jackal frontman Jesse James Dupree uses a custom guitar with a chainsaw attached to it.
  • In the film, the Foo Fighters play a band called Dream Widow.

blankSongs of Dream Widow in the movie:

1. Encino 1:38
2. Cold 5:13
3. March of the Insane 3:31
4. The Sweet Abyss 4:19
5. Angel With Severed Wings 4:32
6. Come All Ye Unfaithful 05:34
7. Becoming 07:20
8. Lacrimus of Ebrius 10:20

The “Dream Widow / Foo Fighters” album is available on Amazon.

Studio 666: Italian trailer and previews of the Foo Fighters horror comedy