Horror movie icons are pretty popular even for people who don't necessarily like scary movies. These characters have made their living scaring the pants off of viewers for years, but they can have a softer side too. In these images by Truck Torrence, iconic horror movie icons get a cute remake.
Jason Voorhees is one of the most popular horror movie villains around, but in these images, you can catch him using that signature machete to chop up sushi at Benihana. I'm sure the customers there would rather he use the blade for good, and these cute photos show his impressive chef skills.
There are tons of scary movie villains in these photos, and all of them get completely reworked into tiny chibi characters. Even the Shark from jaws shows that he's not such a bad guy...even if he's still eating people.
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1. Cute Horror Movie Icons - The trend of reimagining terrifying horror movie villains as adorable chibi characters presents an opportunity for merchandise and collectibles targeted towards horror fans who prefer cuteness over fear.
2. Iconic Character Remakes - The trend of giving well-known horror movie icons a cute and softer makeover opens up opportunities for cross-promotions and collaborations with brands looking to tap into the horror movie fanbase in a unique and unexpected way.
3. Horror Villains in Unexpected Roles - The trend of depicting horror movie villains in unconventional roles, like Jason Voorhees as a sushi chef or the Jaws shark as a friendly character, creates opportunities for humorous and unexpected storytelling in movies, TV shows, or advertisements.
1. Merchandise and Collectibles - The cute horror movie icon trend presents an opportunity for merchandise and collectibles companies to create and sell chibi versions of famous horror movie villains, catering to horror fans who appreciate the cuteness factor.
2. Entertainment and Media - The trend of iconic character remakes in the horror genre can be capitalized upon by entertainment and media companies through partnerships with horror movie franchises, resulting in unique content and cross-promotional opportunities.
3. Advertising and Marketing - The trend of horror villains in unexpected roles provides advertising and marketing agencies with the opportunity to create memorable and engaging campaigns that leverage the contrast between the scary nature of horror icons and their unusual new personas.