Male Lead & (Tentative) Title for James Wan’s Secret Horror Movie Revealed

It won’t be a Nightmare on Elm Street reboot, but the folks at Variety have some exclusive, titillating details about the mystery horror movie Jame Wan is helming for New Line. The industry trade revealed today that British actor George Young has landed the male lead role opposite Annabelle Wallis.

George Young

Most intriguing, they revealed that the working title for the movie is Silvercup! Would does it mean?

Per Variety:

Wan came up with the story with Ingrid Bisu, and he will produce through the Atomic Monster banner with Michael Clear. Details regarding who will pen the script are still being worked out.

The film, a recipient of the Independent California Film Rebate, is being independently financed through Starlight Media and Midas Innovation, who will retain distribution rights in China. New Line will handle the remaining distribution. Wan and New Line’s partnership dates back to the original Conjuring film, which has led to several spin-offs including April’s The Curse of La Llorona.

We’ll be keeping our ears to the ground in order to bring you additional details as news emerges, so stay tuned and check back often.

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