Christopher Landon‘s We Have a Ghost is set to be launched in Netflix on February 24, however the movie currently had its theatrical release on choose theaters last February 17. The filmmaker takes a seat with The Hollywood Reporter to go over making We Have a Ghost and his impacts on composing it.

The writer-director has actually been understood to have actually composed various movies with a paranormal property, he has actually composed 4 Paranormal Activity movies. With the method he’s composed the thriller movies, it’s safe to presume that he’s had paranormal experience. Landon validates and stated,“I really have [had paranormal experiences]. I do believe in ghosts. I lived in a haunted apartment in Hollywood for a while. It was genuinely haunted.”

Aside from his individual experiences, Landon exposed that he’s had some significant impacts in making We Have a Ghost from movies launched over 3 years earlier. When the recruiter compared his movies to Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Back to the Future Part II, he confessed and stated, “I enjoy those films, and they’re extremely prominent. I referenced a few of the movies in the film, however I reached back to Beetlejuice and E.T., too. So there’s a great deal of impacts sneaking around this film. “

Christopher Landon Wanted to Constantly Improve His Craft


Landon thinks that for somebody to last in the market, one needs to constantly enhance their craft. He stated, “Yeah, I just didn’t want to get pigeonholed. I don’t want to have to make the same movie over and over again, and if you want something to change in your career, you have to kind of figure it out yourself. So I very consciously wrote my way out of horror for a moment just because I really wanted to prove that I could make a bigger movie like this. It was something I really wanted to prove not only to myself, but also to audiences as well.”

While the filmmaker prevents being typecast into making a repeated scary movie, he likewise wished to make a movie that would display his primary attributes. When inquired about We Have a Ghost having similar to his previous work, he addressed, “I’ve always had a sort of Amblin movie in me, and I’ve played a little bit in the space, even though it’s within the confines of horror. Happy Death Day had some of this kind of stuff, and even Freaky, even though it was really violent.”

He continued, “So I actually wished to make a movie that revealed all the aspects of me, and I believe [We Have a Ghost] does that. Plus, it’s the very first film I have actually ever made that I can most likely reveal a minimum of my earliest kid. “