New Krampus trailer brings the nightmare to Christmas

A brand new trailer has dropped down the chimney for festive fright-fest, Krampus, in which Adam Scott’s family soon find themselves wishing for New Years when the titular beast, “the shadow of St. Nicholas”, turns the holiday season into a living nightmare.

The trouble all starts when one of the children rejects Christmas altogether, inadvertently summoning the malevolent Krampus into the family home. Before long, the traditional Christmas mood of boredom and simmering resentment looks positively idyllic, as staying alive races to the top of everybody’s wish list.

Check out the new trailer, below…

The new trailer strikes a winning balance between black comedy and outright terror, as Krampus sets about poisoning the holiday spirit at every turn. Directed by Michael Dougherty and co-starring Toni Collette, David Koechner and Allison Tolman, Krampus will open in the UK and US on December 4 2015.

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