“Little Shop of Horrors” returns to the silver screen for Halloween

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The cult-hit musical Little Shop of Horrors is set to be presented in movie theaters nationwide during a two-day-only in-cinema event on October 29 and 31 from Fathom Events and Warner Bros.

The film will be shown with its original ending, never before been seen in theaters. In addition to the 23-minute finale, which has been digitally restored to the acclaimed 1986 musical, the special theatrical presentation will also include a new, exclusive interview with the film’s director, Frank Oz.

The Little Shop of Horrors movie is based on the off-Broadway musical adaptation of Roger Corman’s 1960 horror comedy of the same name. It stars Rick Moranis as Seymour Krelborn, a lovable loser whose fortunes change when he discovers a mysterious plant he names “Audrey II,” after the demure love of his life, Audrey (Ellen Greene). But as Audrey II (Levi Stubbs) grows, Seymour discovers the plant has a taste for blood, preferably human.

Little Shop of Horrors was nominated for two Academy Awards, including the song “Mean Green Mother From Outer Space,” which Ashman and Menken wrote specifically for the film.

For theaters and tickets, visit Fathom online.

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Christine Anne Piesyk has been a journalist for more than 45 years. Her credits include positions as Editor in Chief, Managing Editor, Staff Writer specializing in education, leisure living, food and arts and entertainment. She was co-producer, writer and on air persona for the Entertainment Review for 25 years. In "retirement," she finds herself working on online websites and as a book editor. In her other life, she is a costumer in her daughter's company, Gemini Dream Designs.

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