Searchlight Footage Faucets Alexandre Aja for Horror Pic Elijah
Searchlight Footage faucets Alexandre Aja for horror pic Elijah
After discovering his first important and industrial success with final yr’s catastrophe monster pic Crawl, Alexandre Aja has lined up one other new mission with Searchlight Footage’ horror pic Elijah because the now-Disney-owned label appears to proceed their style streak following Prepared or Not and Antlers, in response to Deadline.
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The movie, which is being penned by The Final Witch Hunter scribe Cory Goodman and rewrites by frequent Aja collaborator Gregory Levasseur (Mirrors), will heart on a younger boy who invitations a mysterious man into his dwelling in hopes he would be the key to saving his ailing mom, however as more and more disturbing issues start to happen across the dwelling, he quickly realizes the stranger is probably not who he says he’s.
The mission shall be produced by Adam Goldworm of Aperture Leisure (The Final Witch Hunter, My Good friend Dahmer) alongside David Goyer (Terminator: Darkish Destiny, Batman v Superman: Daybreak of Justice) and Keith Levine (The Evening Home) through their Phantom 4 Movies manufacturing banner, whereas Searchlight’s SVP of Manufacturing DanTram Nguyen will oversee the movie with Supervisor Apolline Berty.
Alongside Elijah, Goodman just lately offered his sci-fi thriller script Oberlin Incident and vacation journey comedy pitch Merry Little Christmas to Paramount Footage, the Dwayne Johnson-led Lore to Warner Bros. for seven figures and Hood to Sony, the latter two which he co-wrote with Jeremy Lott.
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The horror movie additionally marks a reunion between Aja and Searchlight Footage, with the 42-year-old French filmmaker having beforehand labored with the previous Fox studio on the 2006 remake of Wes Craven’s cult traditional horror-thriller The Hills Have Eyes.
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