CJ Entertainment, a major player in the Korean media world, is getting scary with a new specialty label devoted to releasing both Asian- and English-language productions in the horror genre.
Perhaps not all the good ones are taken. Yet, as audiences immersed in Vietnamese-American director Derek Nguyen’s lush, disquieting and deeply affecting debut feature THE HOUSEMAID quickly learn, some of the most alluring and tempting surely are.
Exclusive Interview: Writer/Director Derek Nguyen on the true-life traumas behind “THE HOUSEMAID” and more
THE HOUSEMAID may deal with the supernatural, but it’s informed by horrific true events from Vietnam’s history as well. Born in Saigon (now Ho Chi Minh City), writer/director Derek Nguyen also homages classic Gothic literature in the film, which he discusses with RUE MORGUE in this exclusive chat.
Exclusive clip: Hanging with zombies in Vietnamese chiller “THE HOUSEMAID”; Q&A screenings in NYC this weekend!
The woods are full of the dead in an exclusive excerpt from THE HOUSEMAID, which opens this week (including screenings in New York City with the filmmaker in attendance). Jump past the jump to give it a look!
We previously reported about the Stateside distribution of Vietnam’s supernatural film THE HOUSEMAID, and now the trailer and poster for that release have been unveiled.