This October one of the trailers in front of the 40th anniversary screening of Halloween received some surprising positive audience responses. The trailer was for Happy Death Day 2U, the sequel to the mildly well-received horror movie ($50 million+ profits and better than average reviews), director Christopher Landon‘s October 2017 release, Happy Death Day.
We couldn’t wait to preview the trailer here at borg.com. But we waited. And waited.
At last Universal Pictures has released the October trailer online. As with the original movie, Happy Death Day 2U deals with one of our favorite sci-fi tropes, the time loop. The sequel appears to shift from a Tru Calling type time loop story to more of a full-on Final Destination vibe, as star Jessica Rothe‘s put-upon college student Tree Gelbman must save not only herself from those freakish masked fiends, this time she must save all of her friends.
We think the trailer is hilarious and Rothe delivers a particularly funny performance. Take a look at the trailer:
Look for Happy Death Day 2U in that second most popular month for horror movies, February.
It opens February 14, 2019.