We’ve known for awhile that a new entry in the seemingly never-ending Puppet Master horror series was coming—but today’s casting news suggests the upcoming 11th installment may elevate the franchise to a whole new level of cult amazingness. Two words: Udo Kier.
The original Puppet Master was released direct-to-video in 1989, but it became a cult sensation that spawned a franchise of sequels, prequels, spin-offs, toys, and comics. And since haunted puppets are evergreen (see also: Chucky), it looks like the Puppet Master series is about to get some major new big-screen love.
Christopher Nolan may have closed the door on his Dark Knight trilogy, but that hasn't stopped fan filmmakers from placing their favorite rogues in a Nolan-inspired Gotham City. In Batman: Puppet Master, puzzle-loving Edward Nigma has arrived in town, and we get to see the wooden gangster Scarface brought (sort of)…