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Cabin In The Woods Director Says L4D2 Expansion Was In The Works

by Jeff Cork on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:22 PM

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Drew Goddard, director of the movie The Cabin in the Woods revealed some tantalizing (and possibly soul-crushing) details about a planned Left 4 Dead tie-in. WARNING: This story contains movie spoilers.

Goddard posted the info in an Ask Me Anything thread on Reddit. A user asked whether the appearance of a few Left for Dead 2 infected was an Easter egg or otherwise random addition, and Goddard responded with the following:

We actually were going to do a downloadable L4D2 expansion pack, where you'd fight in the Cabin world, but then MGM went bankrupt so the delay squashed it. But the people at Valve were still cool enough to let us use some of their monsters to fill the cubes in the background (I had a lot of cubes to fill.)

By the way -- the game was gonna be amazing. You were gonna be able to play in both the upstairs "Cabin in the Woods" world and the downstairs "facility" world with all the monsters. Believe me, I HATE all video games based on movies, they always suck, but porting Cabin into Left For Dead felt like the right fit. It pains me that it didn't happen.

There's only one appropriate response to this: asdfhasdfhaseryhqasklghasleqpwt4ukl;hASDVKjhasdvjklgasdfhwer9y8cyod*




*Roughly translated, that's a string of profanities followed by a 45-second sigh.