There is a Hannibal reunion brewing for Mads Mikkelsen and author/producer Bryan Fuller as they’re going to work collectively on new film Mud Bunny.
Fuller is making his movie directorial debut with the film from his personal script. The story follows an eight-year-old lady who enlists the assistance of her intriguing neighbour (Mikkelsen) to kill the monster below her mattress that she believes ate her household.
The cameras can be rolling in January, with rights on the market at this month’s American Movie Market.
And it is a busy outdated time for Fuller, who can be realising a long-held inventive ambition, albeit in a distinct venue from the place he initially envisioned.
He is aboard as author, showrunner and govt producer of a brand new Friday The thirteenth prequel collection that A24 is producing for streaming service Peacock. Fuller had been creating the thought as a film for a couple of years.
No particulars have been revealed concerning the present, known as Crystal Lake nevertheless it’s possible — in sensible and authorized phrases — to characteristic characters aside from Jason Voorhees, thanks partly to the involvement of authentic author Victor Miller.
The rights to totally different components of the franchise has been topic to a years-long dispute between the unique film’s director-producer Sean S. Cunningham and Miller.
Miller scored a win in courtroom this previous Could, nabbing entry to the script and authentic characters however not the title, the idea of an grownup Jason and even the hockey masks, which was solely launched within the third film. But, as Fuller has since clarified to Fangoria, the TV route means they will use all of it…
“I found Friday The thirteenth within the pages of Well-known Monsters journal after I was 10 years outdated and I’ve been fascinated by this story ever since,” Fuller says. “In terms of horror, A24 raises the bar and pushes the envelope and I’m thrilled to be exploring the camp grounds of Crystal Lake below their banner.”
Fuller, after all has his personal status – he possesses a wildly inventive mind and has labored on some memorable reveals such because the aforementioned Hannibal plus Pushing Daisies and Useless Like Me, however has suffered from short-lived collection and both leaving or being fired from others. So our fingers are crossed for him right here.
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