Dimension Films has long been a cornerstone within the horror genre, and they show no signs of slowing down. In fact they announced a new project today. Read on for the latest.
From the Press Release
Dimension Films has acquired U.S. distribution rights to the supernatural thriller DARK SKIES, written and directed by Scott Stewart (PRIEST, LEGION). Jason Blum will produce through his Blumhouse Productions (INSIDIOUS, PARANORMAL ACTIVITY) alongside Alliance Films, which will fully finance the picture. Brian Kavanaugh-Jones and Alliance Films’ Charles Layton will executive produce. Alliance Films will distribute in Canada, in the UK (via its Momentum Pictures subsidiary), and in Spain (via Aurum).
Octane, IM Global’s genre label, will launch international sales in Cannes.
“Jason has done a masterful job over the past several years of breaking new ground and creating huge commercial successes in the supernatural and horror genres,” said Bob Weinstein, co-chairman of The Weinstein Company. “We are confident that Dark Skies will continue that success.”
The film is scheduled to go into production this summer with the logline currently being kept under wraps.
Not too far under wraps, though, as Bloody Disgusting says that the plot focuses on the parents of a 6-year-old boy who’s apparently been “marked” by an alien (living among us) for future abduction.
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