After working together on The Purge franchise, James DeMonaco and Sebastien Lemercier will produce Take Back the Night via their Man in a Tree banner. Plot details have been hard to come by, but it’s said to be a fresh twist on a familiar genre trope.
Riley has been on a hot streak of late, selling his short story Encyclopedia Dad to WBTV, and landing a spot on the 2017 Young & Hungry List. Buyers are also circling his latest short story, BB3L, which is available for all to read here.
New Regency is the company behind back-to-back Best Picture winners 12 Years a Slave and Birdman. It also produced Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s The Revenant, and backed the celebrated filmmaker’s conceptual virtual reality installation Carne y Arena, which will receive a special honorary Oscar for its contributions to the medium.
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