There are plenty of cult classic horror films. Movies like Evil Dead, Re-Animator and Phantasm have found dedicated fans over the years. Possibly the first cult classic horror novel, John Dies at the End was first appeared on the web in 2001 as a webserial, which drew 70,000 fans to read it online. The book was finally published in 2007 and then expanded and published again in 2009.
John Dies at the End is the story of two Midwestern friends who find themselves in the middle of what may or may not be an invasion from beings from another dimension. The two fight a demon made entirely of meat products, a man made of cockroaches and mysterious shadow creatures. The book was written by Cracked editor, Jason Pargin and despite being a horror novel, is hilarious.
The film is directed by Don Coscarelli (Phantasm, The Beastmaster, Bubba Ho-Tep) and stars newcomers Chase Williamson, Rob Mayes as well as Paul Giamatti, Clancy Brown, Doug Jones and Glynn Turman.
Take a look at the teaser trailer below.
Check out the official site, John Dies at the End.