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Ethan Hawke will serve as an executive producer on the indie movie, which follows a dirt-poor farmer turned academic who emerges as an unlikely existential hero while making his way through the first half of the 20th century.
Released in 1997, the original Spawn movie grossed $87 million worldwide, though the soundtrack was better than the actual movie. By taking the reins himself this time, McFarlane seems to be acknowledging that the first film left room for improvement.
Rees 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.
Universal 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.
Based 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.
Kenny Powers gives you permission to freak out about this news!
JD 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).
In 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.
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.
Keith Stanfield has joined horror film Get Out from Blumhouse Productions. Jordan Peele of Key and Peele wrote and is directing the picture.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.