The award-winning author and screenwriter Joe R. Lansdale (Bubba Ho-Tep, Cold In July) is the subject of the new documentary, ALL HAIL THE POPCORN KING. The film is from Squee Projects and director Hansi Oppenheimer. Look for the film to be released later in the year. Watch the trailer below along with more info about the film.
From The Press Release
With Squee Projects’ All Hail the Popcorn King, filmmaker Hansi Oppenheimer paints a vivid picture of award-winning author and screenwriter Joe R.Lansdale (“Bubba Ho-Tep”, “Cold in July”) in what’s been described as a “five star” film (GrimdarkMagazine). Chronicling the life and career of the Lone Star State’s “writer of the purple rage” (The Austin Chronicle), the acclaimed documentary also features new interviews with the likes of Bruce Campbell, James Purefoy, Joe Hill, Don Coscarelli, Mick Garris, Del Howison, Amber Benson, novelist David J. Schow and former Fangoria editor Tony Timpone. All Hail The Popcorn King has been touring the country and will be released wider over the coming months.
Official Synopsis : All Hail the Popcorn King trailer about writer Joe R. Lansdale who’s written over 50 novels and 500 short stories including Bubba Ho-Tep. Cold in July, The Drive-in, the Hap & Leonard series. Joe is also a Master in Martial Arts and created his own technique. He’s well known for his unique voice andhis generosity and support of other writers and filmmakers.
Watch the trailer: