Edward Norton appeared in Wes Anderson’s last film, Moonrise Kingdom, and he’ll also appear in his next film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Last weekend, Norton hosted Saturday Night Live, and spoofed his frequent director in a superb fake trailer for a Wes Anderson-directed horror movie called The Midnight Coterie Of Sinister Intruders. This “tale of handmade horror” features a surprisingly good Owen Wilson impression by Norton and an effective appearance by The Royal Tenenbaums narrator Alec Baldwin. Take a look:
The pull quotes are my favorite part.
SNL’s digital shorts don’t feature end credits, which is too bad; this and a hundred other movie websites are going to highlight this clip today, but there’s no info included about who made it. The credits at the end of the full SNL episode reveal the horror trailer was produced and directed by Rhys Thomas, who deserves extra recognition for really capturing the look and feel of Anderson’s films.