In a chilling return to the iconic world he brought to life in the critically acclaimed Psycho II, horror legend Tom Holland invites fans on a terrifying journey with his latest creation, “Oh Mother, What Have You Done?”. This all-new 176-page book, now available from Holland House Entertainment, delves into the dark secrets of the beloved Psycho film franchise, a series that has haunted the dreams of millions worldwide since 1983.
Authored by Tom Holland himself, the book goes beyond the screen, offering an unprecedented peek into the continuation of the Psycho legacy. It features unpublished memoirs from the late Psycho II director, Richard Franklin, and gripping conversations with the film’s editor, Andrew London. “Oh Mother, What Have You Done?” is a chilling treasure trove crafted from never-before-seen production materials and photos, sourced directly from Holland’s personal archive.
This sinister collection includes rare hand-written development and production notes, early budgets, personal Polaroids, and more. The narrative unfolds against the backdrop of intimate discussions with the film’s key figures, documenting the birth, filming, and reception of the celebrated Psycho II.
Tom Holland reflects on the unexpected resurgence of love for Psycho II on its fortieth anniversary, stating, “I wrote Psycho II forty years ago, and to my surprise, the love from fans poured in. Then, Richard Franklin’s unpublished memoirs arrived unexpectedly, transporting me back in time. I had to share them, along with my memories and personal archives, with the Psycho enthusiasts. Step back with me forty years and let’s see how it happened.”
The book, which also includes an afterward by Bates Motel producer Anthony Cipriano, is available in both hardback and paperback on Amazon. For fans seeking an extra thrill, autographed copies by Tom Holland can be found at Terror Time.
“Oh Mother, What Have You Done?” is not just a book; it’s a chilling portal into the macabre world that gave birth to Psycho II. Brace yourselves for an unprecedented journey into the heart of horror.