Jack Quaid has signed on to star within the sci-fi thriller Companion, which is being produced by the producers and director of Barbarian
At the beginning of this 12 months, New Line Cinema went all-in on a partnership with Barbarian (watch it HERE) author/director Zach Cregger and the movie’s producers at BoulderLight Footage. New Line got here out the winner in a bidding battle over Cregger’s subsequent movie, a mysterious horror challenge known as Weapons. They signed a first look deal with BoulderLight Footage, tasking the corporate with creating excessive idea style initiatives for them. They usually gave a greenlight to the sci-fi thriller Companion, produced by BoulderLight and Cregger, placing the movie on the quick observe to manufacturing. Now The Hollywood Reporter has damaged the information that Jack Quaid of The Boys and final 12 months’s Scream has signed on to star in Companion.
Drew Hancock wrote the screenplay for Companion, and Cregger was so impressed by it that he thought of making the movie his directorial follow-up to Barbarian. As a substitute, Hancock shall be making his characteristic directorial debut with Companion whereas Cregger focuses on Weapons. Particulars on this one are being stored utterly underneath wraps. We don’t know something concerning the story or the character Quaid shall be taking part in.
Hancock’s earlier writing credit embrace episodes of Supah Ninjas, Blue Mountain State, Fred: The Present, Suburgatory, Faking It, Mr. Pickles, and My Useless Ex (which he co-created), in addition to the film Fred 3: Camp Fred. Whereas he has by no means directed a film earlier than, he has directed episodes of Acceptable TV and Jimmy Kimmel Dwell!, in addition to a Tenacious D music video.
Cregger is producing Companion with Raphael Margules and J.D. Lifshitz of BoulderLight Footage, in addition to Roy Lee of Vertigo. BoulderLight’s Tracy Rosenblum and Vertigo’s Andrew Childs function government producers.
I loved Barbarian, however even with Cregger on board as producer it’s troublesome to work up a lot enthusiasm for Companion at this level. I must know one thing concerning the film’s plot earlier than I can work out whether or not or not I’m enthusiastic about it.
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