Repo! The Genetic Opera wasn’t Hilton’s first adventure into cinematic bleakness. In 2005, Jaume Collet-Serra’s Area of Wax remake banked closely on the general public’s love-hate courting with the socialite, using an promoting marketing campaign referred to as “See Paris Die.” Hilton would move on to win a Golden Raspberry award for Worst Actress for her efficiency. She gained a moment Worst Actress award for 2008’s The Hottie and the Nottie, the similar 12 months that she took house Worst Supporting Actress for Repo! Those blended performances would later land her the 2010 Golden Raspberry for Worst Actress of the Decade.
Sadly, regardless of early pleasure on the a part of the manufacturing workforce relating to a imaginable sequel or prequel, Repo! ate it arduous on the field workplace, pulling in lower than $200,000 on an $8.5 million price range. Within the years since, it is discovered a cult target audience, turning into a well-liked late-night, second-run providing, however in 2012, author Terrance Zdunich described any choices a few imaginable Repo! Section II as “truly out of our palms,” announcing, “We now not personal Repo!” As an alternative, Zdunich and Bousman determined to create any other horror musical, The Satan’s Carnival (additionally to be had on Amazon), that includes a number of returning forged participants from their first movie.
Within the years because the release of Repo! The Genetic Opera, the general public’s Hilton Fever broke, and the heiress and performer has in large part shied clear of appearing paintings. Nonetheless, we will at all times have this goth opera to appear again on and take into accout a gentler time, a ordinary would-be franchise, and a more practical existence.