Some horror themed yucks are officially on the horizon as the devilish comedy Hell Baby is now officially in front of cameras. Joining the previously announced Leslie Bibb and Rob Corddry are Rob Huebel (The Descendants), Paul Scheer (Piranha 3D), Riki Lindhome (The Last House On The Left) and Keegan-Michael Key (Due Date).
From the Press Release
Darko Entertainment and Principato-Young Entertainment announced today the companies will produce Hell Baby, which will mark co-screenwriters Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant’s feature film directorial debut. Darko Entertainment will finance the film. Rob Corddry (pictured; Warm Bodies) and Leslie Bibb (7500, The Midnight Meat Train, Trick ‘r Treat) have signed on to star. The film is set to start production on location in New Orleans in April.
In the horror comedy Hell Baby “a young expectant couple moves in to New Orleans most haunted fixer-upper and calls upon The Vatican’s elite exorcism team to save them from a demonic baby. Lennon and Garant will portray that team.”
The film is an original script from the multi-hyphenates Lennon and Garant, who have written nine feature films together including Night at the Museum, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Taxi, Reno 911!: Miami, Balls of Fury, and The Pacifier. They are currently writing Rentaghost for 20th Century Fox and Ben Stiller.
Hell Baby will be produced by Darko Entertainment’s Sean McKittrick, Jeff Culotta and Ted Hamm; Principato-Young’s Peter Principato and Paul Young; and Garant/Lennon Productions.
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