Krampus is an upcoming 2015 American black comedy horror film directed by Michael Dougherty and written by Dougherty, Todd Casey, and Zach Shields. The film stars Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman, Conchata Ferrell, Emjay Anthony, Stefania LaVie Owen, and Krista Stadler. It is scheduled for release on December 4, 2015.
The film is written and directed by Michael Dougherty, known for the 2007 cult hit, Trick ‘r Treat. It is co-written by Todd Casey and Zach Shields, and produced by Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni, and Alex Garcia of Legendary Pictures. On November 21, 2014, Allison Tolman and Emjay Anthony joined the cast. On March 3, 2015, Adam Scott, David Koechner, and Toni Collette joined the cast.Principal photography began on March 12, 2015. The film was originally scheduled for release on November 25, 2015, but was subsequently pushed back to December 4, 2015. The film will reportedly feature a similar directorial style to Trick ‘r Treat, but with a Christmas theme.