Having written the likes of The Aviator, Gladiator and Skyfall, John Logan has now turned his consideration to directing. And he is gone the horror route for brand spanking new Blumhouse thriller They/Them, which can premiere on Peacock.
Previously often called Whistler Camp, it is the story of a bunch of LGBTQIA+ teenagers who’re despatched to a “homosexual conversion camp” run by Owen Whistler (Kevin Bacon).
His concept is every week of programming supposed to “assist them discover a new sense of freedom”. Because the camp’s strategies turn out to be more and more extra psychologically unsettling, the campers should work collectively to guard themselves. When a mysterious killer begins claiming victims, issues get much more harmful…
The solid additionally consists of Anna Chlumsky, Carrie Preston, Theo Germaine, Quei Tann, Austin Crute, Monique Kim, Anna Lore, Cooper Koch and Darwin del Fabro.
”They/Them has been germinating inside me my complete life. I’ve liked horror motion pictures so long as I can bear in mind, I feel as a result of monsters signify ‘the opposite’ and as homosexual child I felt a robust sense of kinship with these characters who have been totally different, outlawed, or forbidden,” says Logan. “I needed to make a film that celebrates queerness, with characters that I by no means noticed once I was rising up. When folks stroll away from the film, I hope they will bear in mind the unbelievable love that these children have for one another and the way that love must be protected and celebrated.”
They/Them will land on Peacock on 5 August.