Christina Ricci

‘Yellowjackets’ star Christina Ricci teases new thriller ‘Monstrous’

Christina Ricci is known for playing odd characters with a darker edge, and she doesn’t shy away from that narrative. “I always find the more extreme the character, the easier to play in many ways,” explained Ricci. However, her gloomy persona on-screen is nothing like how she is off-camera. “The further the character is from […]
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‘90s Goth girl Christina Ricci is back and better than ever in ‘Monstrous’

“Dark.” “Precocious.” “Quirky.” “Outspoken.”  Chances are these are the kinds of things you heard or thought about Christina Ricci in the ’90s. The actress, now 42, starred in a string of movies during that decade that cemented her image as the opposite of the stereotypical smiley film ingenue, and her off-screen persona — in which she tended toward edgy remarks — added to the rep. Like so many icons of ’90s culture, Ricci has made a major comeback in recent years. Her latest role is in the thriller “Monstrous,” out Friday, May 13. In it, she plays a young mother fleeing dark...

Christina Ricci Addresses Yellowjackets Baby-Eating Fan Theory

With Showtime delivering audiences episodes of Yellowjackets one week at a time, fans were allowed to speculate and theorize about all of the possible explanations for mysterious plot points over the course of its debut season, but one theory that even star Christina Ricci herself had to set straight is that young characters stranded in the remote wilderness didn't resort to eating a baby. Whether or not Ricci was given a complete breakdown of the trajectory of the rest of the series is unclear, though that one plot point is something she was happy to clarify not just for herself, but also for viewers.

Official Trailer & Poster for Christina Ricci Starring MONSTROUS

A terrifying new horror awaits Laura (Christina Ricci) and her seven-year-old son Cody when they flee her abusive ex-husband and try to settle into a new life in an idyllic and remote lakeside farmhouse. Still traumatized, their physical and mental well-being are pushed to the limit as their fragile existence is threatened.

‘Monstrous’ Trailer: A New Horror Awaits Christina Ricci In The Suburbs Of Hell

How do we overcome trauma? A mother and her son find the answer is far from easy in “Monstrous.” Recovering from an abusive situation, the pair quickly discover that monsters can come from surprising places. The horror film hails from director Chris Sivertson and writer Carol Chrest. Sivertson is no stranger to the horror genre; he co-wrote and co-directed “All Cheerleaders Die” with Lucky McKee. That eye for twisting domestic narratives meant the filmmaker saw potential in Chrest’s use of a retro ‘50s setting. “It was a decade when all the trappings of the American Dream coalesced into one specific fantasy,” he said. “A fantasy that was unattainable for many. And even for the people who could theoretically achieve it, dreams often become nightmares.”