In this brand new episode, Development Hell interrogates filmmaker Simon Barrett (You’re Next). We pick his brains about the movies he’s made (Seance, The Guest, Blair Witch) and the ones he left behind (I Saw the Devil). Simon Barrett is the guest on today’s new episode of the Development Hell discussing his upcoming film SEANCE as well as YOU’RE NEXT, THE GUEST, BLAIR WITCH, and more!
Grab your planchette as Development Hell summons filmmaker and fright icon Simon Barrett. We talk about all things horror, including his latest release Seance.
Check it out below!
Simon Barrett discusses his upcoming feature film Seance starring Suki Waterhouse (Assassination Nation). This horror mystery takes place at a prestigious private school where six friends invite a new girl to join them in a late-night ritual, calling forth the spirit of a dead former student who reportedly haunts their halls. But before morning, one of the girls is dead, leaving the others wondering what they may have awakened.
Simon discusses his slew of horror classics (The Guest, VHS, You’re Next). We then learn the gruesome truth behind the rumored You’re Next sequel.
We also pester Simon into telling us about the films he lost to development hell, including a remake of the Korean thriller I Saw the Devil.
Simon Barrett’s latest film Seance is available in theaters, on demand and digital May 21, 2021.
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For every horror title to hit V.O.D, countless others end up D.O.A! Development Hell is the podcast dedicated to unearthing these cursed horror productions — to find out what went wrong — and decide if they still stand a shot at the green light. Make sure to check out past episodes including Neill Blomkamp’s Alien V, the canceled Hellraiser reboot, and Freddy vs Jason vs Ash!