The house that Freddy built has some new tenants moving in as New Line Cinema has made its first acquisition in eight years(!) by acquiring worldwide rights to the found footage Blumhouse production of Superstition.
The high school-set horror movie also marks the first feature-length film financed by Film 360, the film production arm of Management 360. Chris Lofing and Travis Cluff direct the movie, which is said to be in the vein of I Know What You Did Last Summer. The Fresno-based directors shot the film on a micro-budget with an unknown cast.
“It’s a genre we have a great affinity for, and our team is particularly skilled at sizing up what will work with a youth-oriented audience,” says Carolyn Blackwood, executive VP strategy and operations at New Line. “Superstition was special because it gives us the opportunity to work with these young filmmakers who could be the next James Wan and to be in business with Jason.”
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