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25 September 2007  |  Written by Olly Richards  

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Hands up who wants to see a Paris Hilton musical? Hands up who wants to see a Paris Hilton musical from the director of the Saw sequels? And, finally, hands up who wants to see a Paris Hilton musical from the director of the Saw sequels that revolves around organ failure?

Now, unless you've all become spontaneously paralysed, most of you aren't that excited. But you'd be so wrong not to add Repo! The Genetic Opera immediately to your list of 2008 must-sees. It's so weird that it can only be either absolute whacked-out genius or a complete train wreck that you just can't tear your eyes from. Look, it even has an exclamation point.

Darren Lynn Bousman directs a cast that includes Hilton, Sarah Brightman (of Phantom of the Opera stageshow fame), Anthony Head (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Bill Mosely (The Devil's Rejects), Paul Sorvino and Alexa Vega (Spy Kids). And the story? Well, we can't entirely make sense of it, so here's what the press release says.

"Set in the not-so-distant future, the production tells the story of an epidemic of organ failures that devastates the planet, killing tens of millions.  As scientists feverishly make plans for a massive organ harvest program, a multi-billion dollar biotech company called GeneCo begins to manufacture salvation — for a price — offering simple payment plans to those lacking the necessary funds to purchase new body parts outright. But all financed organs are subject to default procedures, including repossession at the hand of the notorious organ repo men."

And all that with songs! It's going to be amazing! Or awful! Either's fine.

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RE: Can we have your liver?
Mother.  Of.  God. More

Posted by DazDaMan at 12:17 on 01 October 2007 | Report This Post

RE: Fuck me sideways!
I had Darren Lynn Bousman as a myspace friend until he started sending out bulletins droning on about this project and then i deleted him!   Does that make me fickle? More

Posted by Porrohman at 01:28 on 01 October 2007 | Report This Post

Fuck me sideways!
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA More

Posted by kinge247 at 01:20 on 01 October 2007 | Report This Post

SAINT ELSEWHERE
After her 12 minutes in the slammer, didn't she claim that she would try to find God?  Our Lord had better hide. More

Posted by almeidalives! at 19:55 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

Can we have your liver?
Wasn't this a 10 minute sketch in Monty Python's The Meaning of Life? Don't think it'll survive over 90 minutes, especially if it doesn't even have the Galaxy Song... More

Posted by BADWOLF at 18:25 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

She has nicely shaped breasts More

Posted by alimac at 18:23 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

*GASP*
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! This sounds absolutely shit..Paris Hilton for christs sake...ONE STAR!!!!!!! NNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOO More

Posted by Filmfreak666 at 18:22 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

:|
to the dude a few comments below, yeah i know paris hiltons movies arent that bad, theyre insanely crap and a waste of 1 and a half hours of your life More

Posted by Troopeford at 16:12 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

[In the style of Dr Evil's henchman, who's about to be run over by a steamroller] - Nooooo!
I never normally advocate pirate dvds, but I'm going to make an exception for this movie. That way I get to see what will undoubtably be the worst film ever made, and yet not give a single penny of my hard earned cash to either that hack of a director or that stupid, spoiled whore Hilton. More

Posted by Jack'sSmirkinRevenge at 14:28 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

Is Hollywood so devoid of ideas? Even this is a ripoff...
Although there are a few plot changes, the idea of repo men collecting organs has been used before. I recall a dodgy Eric Roberts TV movie (must have seen it on channel 5).... well at least we get a musical now too. More

Posted by Softlad at 14:12 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

You know her movies arn't so bad i loved one night in Paris More

Posted by alimac at 13:41 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

Synopsis sounds like the best-worst-film-ever, but I'm not sure if that still justifies hiring Paris Hilton. For the love of God, no. Hire Joan Collins instead!! More

Posted by eaws1 at 13:32 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

Garbage
Paris Hilton, musical, bloke from Saw.. How could this possible fail I ask you ?? More

Posted by hallylegend at 12:04 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

RE: Sounds Amazing
Actually if you can leave any gut reaction hatred of Paris to one side , this looks ace More

Posted by blackduck at 11:53 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

Sounds Amazing
I'm with Olly. This sounds amazing.   Whether that is in a good or bad way we'll have to see. More

Posted by shool at 10:27 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

Batman & Robin
It doesn't work on any level while inadvertantly inventing entirely unexplored sub-levels to being the worst film ever made in such bland, boring and artistically redundent ways that it even fails to be so-bad-it's-good. If Paris Hilton et al can beat Batman & Robin to the title (even Glitterball fell short of this task) and successfully circum-navigate the trashily-enjoyable-guilty-pleasure then yes... this could be the worst film ever made. More

Posted by keyzersaulsie at 10:17 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

All is well....
.....except for the cast and the whole "musical" thing (although i wont beleive that till i see it), but i love the premise, .....futuristic disease that threatens to wipe out the human race?.. check!!,...Big evil corporation offers glimmer of hope with inevitable subplot and ulterior motives?...check!!.....Repo men trying to reposess body parts in a "Blade Runner" style Dystopia?,...check!! Sound good to me!! More

Posted by lukeyboy at 09:44 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

RE: I can't believe it...
Fuckinhell! I`ll be first in line at the odeon! More

Posted by Porrohman at 09:18 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

I can't believe it...
How did this ever make it from script to a possible release? Especially with a line from the press releast that I absolutely detest: "Set in the not-so-distant future" That is just a recipe for lazy film-making. It's either in the future or it's not, aaarrrrgggghhhhh. Paris should do us all a favour and donate all her organs to science, NOW!!! More

Posted by Orchid at 09:15 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

Can i have your liver????
ANyone remember that scene in Monty python and the meaning of life where john cleese arives at the door and utters the line "can i have your liver", now that was funny but this has shite written all over it. More

Posted by livewire at 08:50 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

could be a winner
If they use some pun-tastic Tom Lehrer-type lyrics for the songs, it could be a winner regardless of which cheesy bimbo is in it. However, anything with Alexa Vega in can't be bad ;) More

Posted by griet at 08:37 on 26 September 2007 | Report This Post

My eyes are your's for gouging. More

Posted by almeidalives! at 21:43 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

RE:
ArgGH....eyEs BleeEdinG...BloOd fRom OrficEs....argHg...h..elp.me...*head explodes*   what a shite fest this will be. "i want your organs Paris"......"ok" *opens legs*         actually see that if that were the case More

Posted by kumar at 21:32 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

Is Troma making this? More

Posted by John Firth at 20:29 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

If she had any good in her..she'd die already! More

Posted by Rogue at 19:55 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

Wow thats Hot More

Posted by alimac at 19:50 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

You have GOT to be F**king kidding!
This is a wind up, right? RIGHT?!! More

Posted by Bushman at 17:46 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

*groan*
Oh hell no... *headdesk* More

Posted by Heli at 17:26 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

Well this sounds like a cool idea but the musical side of it seems to suggest the script isnt really that good and iot needs something more too flesh it out. As for Hilton?I dont think Paris Hilton is unatractive, if anything we know she's good at giving head. I'd fuck her! More

Posted by clarkkent at 17:16 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

Fuck's sake
She's not even good looking. And I agree with Hughezy More

Posted by eoghan at 17:13 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

Go Paris!
The Hilton juggenaut just keeps on rolling. Is she after world domination? Myself, I'd prefer to see a sequel to one night in paris. More

Posted by Diggler at 17:11 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

anyone who hires Paris Hilton is a cunt. More

Posted by Hughezy at 17:09 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

arrrrgh!!!
someone please sort her out now!!!!! x x More

Posted by Amezzeray at 17:06 on 25 September 2007 | Report This Post

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