With the finale of the second season of Flight of the Conchords on HBO there’s been a lot of talk that the show about the New Zealand comedy folk duo was coming to an end. The last episode definitely had a certain finality to it. So what’s next for these guys?
Horror films, it seems. According to Screen Daily (via Shock Til You Drop), Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement and Rhys Darby will be starring in Diagnosis: Death, a horror-comedy described as tonally similar to the early work of Peter Jackson.
The film, Screen Daily says, is about two people undergoing a radical treatment for cancer. Locked in a
medical facility over a weekend as guinea pigs for a drug trial, they
discover the clinic may pose more harm than they could have imagined.
The drugs cause hallucinations. Or are they seeing ghosts for real?
Struggling with their senses, they must team up to solve a haunting
Jason Stutter is directing; he previously directed Jemaine Clement in the film Tongan Ninja (that sounds like it’s filled with very specific local jokes). Stutter co-wrote the script with Raybon Kan, who is also co-starring.