John Carpenter's back

Hammering out a new horror

While he’s been busy suing for money he’s owed on Halloween, John Carpenter has found the time to break his seven-year absence from the director’s chair to start work on his next film.

Website Shock ‘Till You Drop reports that Carpenter is busy casting his new horror, LA Gothic, which is planned for a March shoot start. The plot is made up of five interwoven tales of terror that focus on a vengeful ex-priest attempting to protect his teenage daughter from the spooky evils of LA. We’d have thought just the regular evils would be bad enough…