Netflix Acquires THE PERFECTION Starring Allison Williams

Allison Williams

One of the breakout new horror stars that I keep my eyes on the most is Get Out‘s Allison Williams. She made a big impression in Jordan Peele’s Oscar-winning film and I made a note to check out her next film as soon as it hit.

Lucky for me that her next film is getting all kinds of horror-buzz around the festival watercooler. It’s called The Perfection and it just held it’s world premiere over at Fantastic Fest. Our own Jonathan Barkan reviewed the film, calling it, “a stylish, well-acted misstep.”

The Perfection tells the story of two cello prodigies who reunite in Shanghai, and it concludes with a visual that has reportedly left audiences speechless.

And today we have word via Deadline that Richard Shepard’s (The Matador, Dom Hemingway) horror-thriller-drama hybrid has been acquired by Netflix. The deal was in the high seven-figure range.

The crowd reaction to the movie was swift, intense and amazing,” says Shepard. “This film has some urgent themes and is a wild ride. We wanted to reach the broadest audience possible with the release, and with Netflix, we can achieve that.”

Miramax CEO Bill Block produced with Shepard and Stacey Reiss.

Miramax’s goal is to make cool, crowd-pleasing movies, and Richard made a great, original thriller,” said Miramax CEO Bill Block.“Partnering with Netflix gives us the potential to connect with audiences worldwide.”

Logan Browning (Dear White People) co-stars with Steven Weber (Stephen King’s The Shining) as the duo’s mentor in the flick, which was written by Eric Charmelo, Nicole Snyder and Shepard. Netflix plans to release the film worldwide next year.

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