David Bruckner Calls THE NIGHT HOUSE A Spiral Of Anxiety
V/H/S and The Ritual director David Bruckner is one of the top up-and-coming filmmakers we keep a close eye on here at Dread Central. And that includes his upcoming fright flick The Night House with Rebecca Hall (The Awakening)
The new film hosted its world premiere at Sundance on Friday with the cast and crew in attendance. Bruckner talked a bit about the movie, telling Deadline:
“I joke that the script followed me home and wouldn’t leave me alone. I’m always interested in getting some kind of late-night spiral of anxiety on camera.”
Written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski, the film has a vague synopsis at this time which lets us know it focuses on a widow that uncovers her recently deceased husband’s disturbing secrets. Again, not much to go on, but that’s all good at this point in time.
Hall added: “I suppose I do late-night anxiety well. I found it generally frightening to read. I felt very alongside the character when I was reading it and made me want to start acting it out.”
The Night House is directed by David Bruckner and produced by David S. Goyer (Blade) with Keith Levine and John Zois. Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski penned the script. It stars Rebecca Hall along with Sarah Goldberg (Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town), Stacy Martin (Nymphomaniac), Evan Jonigkeit (Bone Tomahawk), and Vondie Curtis-Hall (Die Hard 2).
We’ll let you know when there is a release date.