In a near-future dystopia, where mutated beasts called the Hounds have ravaged the earth, a young girl and her mother struggle to survive in an isolated farmhouse. When a stranger arrives on the land, both mother and daughter’s lives begin to unravel as they start to question the very reality they thought they knew so well.
A victim of domestic violence herself, a dedicated social worker enters the peculiar home of an adoptive single father of six to check on a recently placed foster child. However, she soon discovers that the family is keeping a deadly secret as the action crescendos into a demented game of hide-and seek where the stakes are life and death. Based on actual events.
Natalie Reyes (Lady, La Vendedora de Rosas) and Diego Boneta (Scream Queens) have also been cast to star in the film. Both Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, two of the franchise staples, will return, joined by Mackenzie Davis from The Martian and Blade Runner 2049.
Having recently appeared with Sam Worthington, another Terminator vet, in Netflix’s The Titan, Boneta has been keeping busy since the end of Ryan Murphy’s Fox series.
Written by writing partners Leon Hendrix and Ajani Jackson, the script is set in 1960s Chicago and deals with an attempt to destroy the Civil Rights movement from the inside.
Ruth Ware’s best-selling novel is a suspense thriller about a woman attending the bachelorette party for her high school BFF she hasn’t seen in ten years.
Avengers: Infinity War directors Joe and Anthony Russo are producing the vigilante superhero movie with a plot that’s being kept under wraps.
In other news, Babak Anvari is teaming with screenwriter Mary Laws (The Neon Demon, Preacher) on an elevated horror anthology for Annapurna Television and Two & Two Pictures, and that project has multiple bidders.
The author/screenwriter of Blood Father and co-writer of The Town and 12 Strong will adapt the novel that was just released earlier this week.
The legendary musician is believed to be voicing a role in the film based on his book with Lady Gaga writing new songs. Croker previously wrote an early version of Paddington, which helped get that hit movie off the ground.