A mysterious telephone service transforms Prof. Grubeck, the dean of a small California college, into a diabolical killer who uses the dark art of astral projection to slay the school’s most beautiful co-eds. Spike (Patrick O’Bryan), the bad-boy hero introduced in the first 976-Evil installment, teams up with Robin (Debbie James) to battle the supernatural forces in this cult horror film from director Jim Wynorski.
A 25-year veteran in the Hollywood exploitation field, writer/producer/director Jim Wynorski is responsible for over 150 varied motion pictures in a myriad of genres. Leaving behind a successful commercial business in New York, Wynorski relocated to California in 1980 and soon found himself on the doorstep of his childhood idol, B-film king Roger Corman. “The rest was destiny,” recounts Wynorski, who soon found himself hired by the renowned movie mogul to cut “coming attractions” for all of the company’s new action and horror films. “It was like grasshopper learning from the kung-fu master,” says Wynorski, who claims his six-months internship with Corman taught him more than four years at film school.
“It wasn’t long after that Corman offered me the first of many writing/directing assignments. Some distributor wanted a flick about a killer in a shopping mall,” recalls Wynorski, “and Roger trusted me enough to say ’come up with something good, and you can direct it.” Well, a couple… read more