Scott Derrickson’s Hoth Horror Idea: What Genre is ‘Star Wars?’

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Scott Derrickson, director of Dr. Strange, recently said that if he were given the task of making his own Star Wars story, he would make a horror film in the vein of The Thing set on Hoth.


I think there’s more than enough room in the story for an expansion of the idea of genre. While I like the mythic feel of High Fantasy, and love the idea of more Arthurian flavor to the Jedi, I am obsessed with the Mandolorian and it’s gunslinger vibe. Here’s to the spice of life in the Star Wars and the variety that that could engender.