The sleep of reason produces monsters - but 's long stalled project Phantasmagoria: The Visions of Lewis Carroll seems to have finally woken up.
The script was completed all the way back in 2005, and the project has at various points included , and .
Manson has described the plot like this:
A haunted writer in an isolated castle is tormented by sleepless nights and visions of a girl named Alice. He finds himself becoming a symptom of his own invention.
“Now all my nightmares know my name.”
He is Lewis Carroll. Terrified of what waits for him each night
In a recent tweet Manson wrote:
Happy that my PHANTASMAGORIA screenplay, with me portraying Lewis Carroll, is in production. His diaries inspired the best horror film ever.— Marilyn Manson (@marilynmanson) February 6, 2014
Check out the trailer here:
Do you think the project will now finally make it the big screen? What do you think of the trailer? And are there any other children's tales you would like to see with adapted with Manson's haunting vision?