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Dee Rees, Blumhouse Developing Horror Movie About Black Lesbians in Rural America

Dee Rees Jason Blum Horror MovieRees has an idea for a low-budget horror movie set in one location, inspired by her and her wife’s own experiences when they first moved into their new home in a small town. Rees said they felt like “a ghost, or maybe some other force” didn’t want them to be there, let alone fitting in with their neighbors.

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Jordan Peele Sets Next Film at Universal, Which Has Signed the “Get Out” Director to a First-Look Deal

Jordan Peele CinemaConUniversal staved off a major push from Warner Bros., which had been courting Peele to direct one of its long-gestating development projects such as Akira, The Flash and Uptown Saturday Night.

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“Firestarter” Remake in the Works With Akiva Goldsman Directing for Universal, Blumhouse

Firestarter Remake Akiva Goldsman BlumhouseBased on a book by Stephen King, the original 1984 movie starred Drew Barrymore as a young girl with pyrokinetic abilities who is kidnapped by a secret government agency that wants to use her as a weapon.

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ONLY YOU (BLUMHOUSE) (Sales)

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SWEETHEART (BLUMHOUSE) (SALES)

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THE PURGE 4 (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PM A prequel that will focus on the events that led up to the very first Purge.

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“Halloween” Reboot Takes Shape With Danny McBride, David Gordon Green

Halloween 200 Kenny Powers gives you permission to freak out about this news!

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“Sleight” Director JD Dillard Casts “The Flash” Star Kiersey Clemons in Horror Movie “Sweetheart”

kiersey-clemons-excerptJD Dillard’s Sleight was one of the best films I saw at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, so it comes as no surprise that Blumhouse is staying in business with the director on his follow-up film Sweetheart, which will star Kiersey Clemons (Dope).

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Tom McCarthy and Jason Blum Producing Miniseries on Roger Ailes’ Exit from Fox News

Roger Ailes ExcerptIn a timely move, Tom McCarthy, director of this year’s Best Picture winner Spotlight, and Jason Blum, known for producing horror films, are teaming up for an untitled miniseries on the former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes.

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SNAPSHOT 1988 (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMIn 1988, a teenage boy takes care of his elderly former housekeeper who he thinks suffers from dementia, but is unaware that her memories are being stolen by a camera belonging to an evil figure known as The Phoenician.

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CURSE (SALES)

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Centers on a widowed father who is desperate and financially broken from trying to save his child from a rare illness.

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DEVIL’S NIGHT (TRETTA) (SALES)

Screen Shot 2015-04-30 at 2.48.33 PMA group of young adults dress up as devils on the night before Halloween to terrorize their victims for the sins they committed.

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Amy Adams To Star In “Sharp Objects” From “Gone Girl” Author Gillian Flynn

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Five time Academy Award-nominee Amy Adams has joined Sharp Objects, a drama series from Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn. Entertainment One has also signed on to act as the studio and shop the series.

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Keith Stanfield Jumps Into Jordan Peele’s “Get Out”

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Keith Stanfield has joined horror film Get Out from Blumhouse Productions. Jordan Peele of Key and Peele wrote and is directing the picture.

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Bradley Whitford Gets In On Jordan Peele’s “Get Out”

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The West Wing star has signed on as co-lead in Jordan Peele’s directorial debut, horror flick Get Out, alongside Catherine Keener and Allison Williams.

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Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” Adds Caleb Landry Jones

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Caleb Landry Jones, best known for his work in X-Men: First Class, has signed onto to the horror movie Get Out. He will star opposite Jordan Peele, Catherine Keener, Allison Williams, and Daniel Kaluuya.

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Kevin Bacon To Reprise Role In “Tremors” TV Series

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Kevin Bacon is attached to star in the Tremors television series being developed by Universal Cable Productions and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions. Bacon, who will also executive produce, will reprise his role from the 1990 cult classic.

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SLEEPWALKER (SALES)

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Kept under wraps.

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{Exclusive} Alexandre Aja Teams With Jason Blum & Ian Bryce For Horror Pic “Sleepwalker”

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Rising horror director Alexandre Aja is teaming up with the biggest name in indie horror, Jason Blum, for Sleepwalker. Blum is producing for his Blumhouse Productions label, while Ian Bryce produces via his own shingle. Plot details are being kept hush, though sources let on that the project involves a sleep lab study.

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Lee Pace And Carrie Coon To Lead New Blumhouse Indie “The Keeping Hours”

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Lee Pace and Carrie Coon have been tapped to star in the latest micro-budget genre film from Blumhouse Productions. Titled The Keeping Hours, the pic will be a departure from the shingle’s vast library of genre titles, as it’s the company’s first love story.

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James McAvoy Has Signed On For Blumhouse’s Next M. Night Shyamalan Team-up

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The team that just brought us the amazingly successful The Visit is ready to go again, and this time they brought James McAvoy to star.

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UNTITLED BLUMHOUSE/M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN FILM (SALES)

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Logline is kept under wraps.

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Jordan Peele Ditches Funny For Frights With Blumhouse’s Horror “Get Out”

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Peele is both writing and directing the project, which has been pitched as a new spin on the horror-thriller genre. QC Entertainment is also producing. The film centers on a young African American man who visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s family estate.

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GET OUT (SALES)

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Kept under wraps, but centers on a young African American man who visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s family estate.

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The Cast For “The Purge 3” Is Ready To Go

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The third installment of government-sponsored anarchy has its cast.

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Joaquin Phoenix In Talks To Reunite With His “Signs” Director M. Night Shyamalan

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Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to reunite with M. Night Shyamalan, who he previously worked with on the alien invasion/thriller Signs. Details on the new untitled feature are being kept firmly under wraps.

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UNTITLED M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN/JASON BLUM PROJECT (SALES)

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THE SHEE (SALES)

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Set in 1960s Ireland, tells story of a troubled young woman who must confront her violent and tragic past when she travels to a remote island.

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FREE FALL (PARKER) (SALES)

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Pitched as Gravity meets 127 Hours. When a man joins his estranged daughter on a mountain climb in an attempt to repair their relationship, a tragic accident leaves them stranded hundreds of feet in the air; as a storm sets in, the two must fight against the elements and terrifying heights in order to survive.

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A WILDERNESS OF ERROR (SALES)

Logline: Explores the case of Jeffery MacDonald, who was convicted in 1979 of murdering his pregnant wife and two daughters and sentenced to serve a life sentence for each of the three murders. However, the case against MacDonald may have contained false elements entirely.

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