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"Longlegs" LA Premiere post-event recap

Photo Credit: JC Oliveira for NEON

On Monday evening, July 8, 2024, NEON hosted the World Premiere for the long awaited horror thriller LONGLEGS at the iconic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, presented by American Cinematheque and BeyondFest. Writer/director Osgood Perkins, was joined on the black carpet by his lead cast Maika Monroe, Blair Underwood, Alicia Witt, and Nicolas Cage. After months of cryptic teasers and a viral marketing campaign, crowds of eager tastemakers and fans waited in line that extended around the block to finally witness what many are calling the “the best serial killer horror film since ‘The Silence of the Lambs’.”

Photo Credit: JC Oliveira for NEON


Following the premiere, guests continued the celebration at The Bourbon Room where attendees can be heard raving how “insane” and “haunting” the film is. Early reviews garnered the film a 100% Rotten Tomatoes score.

LONGLEGS is in theaters nationwide starting Friday, July 12.

Written and Directed by: Osgood Perkins

Produced by: Dan Kagan, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Nicolas Cage, Dave Caplan, Chris Ferguson

Starring: Maika Monroe, Blair Underwood, Alicia Witt, and Nicolas Cage

Director of Photography: Andres Arochi Tinajero

Edited by: Greg Ng, CCE, Graham Fortin

Music by:  Zilgi

Synopsis: In pursuit of a serial killer, an FBI agent uncovers a series of occult clues that she must solve to end his terrifying killing spree.

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