Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008): The Black Sheep

The new episode of the Black Sheep video series looks back at the 2008 horror musical Repo! The Genetic Opera

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A new episode of our The Black Sheep video series has just been released, and with this one we’re looking back at director Darren Lynn Bousman‘s 2008 rock opera horror film Repo! The Genetic Opera (watch it HERE). To find out what we had to say about this horror musical, check out the video embedded above.

Based on the stage show (originally known as The Necromerchant’s Debt) by Terrance Zdunich and Darren Smith, Repo! The Genetic Opera was scripted by Zdunich and Bousman. The film has the following synopsis: In the mid-21st century, an epidemic of organ failures leads to the rise of GeneCo., a company providing transplants at a great price. Those who miss their payments become targets of GeneCo. mercenaries, who repossess the organs. In a World of drug addiction and legalized murder, a sheltered youth seeks a cure for her rare disease as well as information about her family’s mysterious history. Her questions are answered at “The Genetic Opera.”

Alexa Vega, Paul Sorvino, Anthony Stewart Head, Sarah Brightman, Paris Hilton, Bill Moseley, Nivek Ogre, Terrance Zdunich, and Sarah Power star.

The Black Sheep series features different takes on horror films that the masses or/and critics didn’t care for but that we found merit in. We defend horror movies that deserve more love!

This episode of The Black Sheep was Written, Narrated, and Edited by Lance Vlcek, Produced by Lance Vlcek and John Fallon, and Executive Produced by Berge Garabedian.

What do you think of Repo! The Genetic Opera? Are you a fan of Darren Lynn Bousman’s horror musical? Let us know by leaving a comment.

A couple of the previous episodes of The Black Sheep can be seen below. To see more, head over to the JoBlo Horror Originals youtube channel – and subscribe while you’re there!

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