After thwarting would be competitors, the Canadian multimedia company Entertainment One has sealed the deal. The studio won the rights to director David Bruckner’s Out There movie. The project is described as a sci-fi thriller set after “a mysterious event that changes the course of the world.”
eOne’s Out There movie is written by former Hollywood executive, Ian Levy. Levy formerly worked at both the SyFy and Bravo networks before setting his sights on a screenwriting career.
Deadline broke the news on the Out There movie sale. They describe the upcoming film as a sci-fi “genre thriller” which “is said to be akin to The Mist and deals with a mysterious event that changes the course of the world. One family struggles to survive.”
The outlet also reported that Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman of The Picture Company are on board to produce. Other projects on the duo’s docket are the horror-thriller Larry being developed at Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment. As well as Studiocanal’s Gunpowder Milkshake which is being directed Karen Gillan, aka, Nebula of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The Out There movie’s biggest beacon at this point is Bruckner’s involvement as the project’s director. The director was lauded for his work on the Crazy in Love portion of 2007’s horror flick, The Signal. Bruckner also directed The Accident, an acclaimed portion of the 2016 horror anthology film, Southbound.
There aren’t any more details on the Out There movie other than the names attached above. We’ll bring you more information on the project as we hear it, but until then, read up on all the other horror projects that are headed our way later this year.