Satanic Panic (film)

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Satanic Panic
Directed byChelsea Stardust
Produced byPhil Nobile Jr.
Amanda Presmyk
Adam Goldworm
Dallas Sonnier
Screenplay byGrady Hendrix
Story byGrady Hendrix
Ted Geoghegan
StarringRebecca Romijn
Hayley Griffith
Jerry O'Connell
Ruby Modine

Satanic Panic is an upcoming comedy horror film directed by Chelsea Stardust, based on a screenplay written by novelist Grady Hendrix and adapted from a story created by Hendrix and Ted Geoghegan. It is a production of Aperture Entertainment and Fangoria Films.[1][2]


The film centers on a pizza delivery girl who discovers that she has delivered food to a group of high society Satanists, intent on turning her into a virgin sacrifice.



Satanic Panic was first announced in Variety in 2015, with Ted Geoghegan attached to direct.[4] The original script was penned by Grady Hendrix, based on a story by Hendrix and Geoghegan. When pre-production halted, the two would go on to work together on the 2017 film Mohawk, which Geoghegan would direct.[5]

Renewed plans to create the film were announced in June 2018, with Chelsea Stardust selected to direct; Dallas Sonnier, Adam Goldworm, and Amanda Presmyk slated to produce; and Fangoria Editor-in-Chief Phil Nobile Jr. to serve as executive producer.[5]

In October 2018 actress Rebecca Romijn was chosen to headline the film as the leader of the Satanic cult, with Hayley Griffith set to co-star as the pizza girl turned unwilling sacrifice.[6] Other cast members, including Jerry O'Connell, Ruby Modine, and Jordan Ladd, were also announced.[7]

Filming began later that same month in Dallas, Texas and was completed in November of the same year.[8][9]


  1. ^ "Chelsea Stardust Directing Grady Hendrix's 'Satanic Panic' for Fangoria". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  2. ^ Fleming Jr., Mike (2018-08-08). "Fangoria Sets Chelsea Stardust To Helm 'Satanic Panic'". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  3. ^ "'Happy Death Day' Filmmaker, Gotham Group Tackling Horror Novel 'My Best Friend's Exorcism' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (2015-11-06). "'Satanic Panic' Set With 'We Are Still Here' Director Ted Geoghegan". Variety. Retrieved 2018-11-27.
  5. ^ a b Sprague, Mike (2018-06-03). "Fangoria Starts SATANIC PANIC With Grady Hendrix". Dread Central. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  6. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (2018-10-11). "Rebecca Romijn To Star In 'Satanic Panic'; Hayley Griffith, Ruby Modine, Jerry O'Connell & More Cast". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  7. ^ Sprague, Mike (2018-10-13). "SATANIC PANIC Cast Announced Including Rebecca Romijn". Dread Central. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  8. ^ Gingold, Michael (2018-10-11). ""SATANIC PANIC" casts up with Rebecca Romijn, Hayley Griffith et al". Rue Morgue Magazine. Retrieved 2018-11-21.
  9. ^ Hayes, Britt. "A My Best Friend's Exorcism movie is in the works from the Happy Death Day team". AV Club. Retrieved 2018-11-21.

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