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Writer/Director Adam Ethan Crow’s ‘Lair’ Picked Up by 1091 Pictures

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North American distribution rights to Adam Ethan Crow’s Lair have been picked up by 1091 Pictures.

The film stars Oded Fehr (The Mummy franchise), Corey Johnson (The Mauritanian), and Alexandra Gilbreath (EastEnders).

According to Deadline, the film’s synopsis reads as follows:

The film follows Dr. Steven Caramore (Johnson) who specializes in debunking the supernatural. When a friend (Fehr) is accused of murder, claiming he was possessed by an unseen menace, Caramore begins to question his own beliefs. He investigates his friend’s claims, setting off a chain of events that forces Caramore and a young family into a battle for survival.

Lair marks the big screen feature film debut for Adam Ethan Crow. The writer/director has previously directed short films and for television with titles including The Bob De Niro Fan Club and Warhol.

“The pedigree of 1091’s films combined with its industry-leading management, make it the perfect home for Lair, which is being described as an elevated horror,” he said in a statement quoted by Deadline. “All I know is Lair‘s not your normal scary movie, and I hope it will ignite healthy, spirited conversation while delighting genre fans.”

iHorror will keep you posted on release dates for Lair as they become available. For more information on the film, take a look at the behind-the-scenes clip below!

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Ernie Hudson To Star In ‘Oswald: Down The Rabbit Hole’

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This is some exciting news! Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters 1984, The Crow 1994) is set to star in the upcoming horror film titled Oswald: Down The Rabbit Hole. Hudson is set to play the character Oswald Jebediah Coleman who is a brilliant animator that is locked away in a terrifying magical prison. No release date has been announced yet. Check out the announcement trailer and more about the film below.

ANNOUNCEMENT TRAILER FOR OSWALD: DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE

The film follows the story of “Art and some of his closest friends as they help track down his long-lost family lineage. When they find and explore his Great-Grandpa Oswald’s abandoned home, they encounter a magical TV that teleports them to a place lost in time, shrouded by dark Hollywood Magic. The group finds that they are not alone when they discover Oswald’s come-to-life cartoon Rabbit, a dark entity that decides their souls are it’s for the taking. Art and his friends must work together to escape their magical prison before the Rabbit gets to them first.”

First Look Image at Oswald: Down the Rabbit Hole

Ernie Hudson stated that “I am excited to work with everyone on this production. It’s an incredibly creative and smart project.”

Director Stewart also added “I had a very specific vision for Oswald’s character and knew I wanted Ernie for this role from the start, as I’ve always admired iconic cinematic legacy. Ernie is going to bring Oswald’s unique and vengeful spirit to life in the best way possible.”

First Look Image at Oswald: Down the Rabbit Hole

Lilton Stewart III and Lucinda Bruce are teaming up to write and direct the film. It stars actors Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters 1984, The Crow 1994), Topher Hall (Single Drunk Female 2022), and Yasha Rayzberg (A Rainbow in the Dark 2021). Mana Animation Studio is helping produce the animation, Tandem Post House for post-production, and VFX supervisor Bob Homami is also helping. The budget for the film currently sits at $4.5M.

Official Teaser Poster for Oswald: Down the Rabbit Hole

This is one of many classic childhood stories that are being turned into horror films. This list includes Winnie the Pooh: Blood and Honey 2, Bambi: The Reckoning, Mickey’s Mouse Trap, The Return of Steamboat Willie, and many more. Are you more interested in the film now that Ernie Hudson is attached to star in it? Let us know in the comments below.

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Blumhouse & Lionsgate to Create New ‘The Blair Witch Project’

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Blumhouse hasn’t necessarily been batting a thousand lately. Their recent films Imaginary and Night Swim weren’t as well-received as they wanted. But that all might change in the near future because Bloody Disgusting is reporting that Blumhouse and Lionsgate are collaborating on a new Blair Witch Project….project.

The horror publication got the scoop fresh from CinemaCon today. The event takes place in Las Vegas and is the largest gathering of global theater owners in the country.

The Blair Witch Project – Movie Trailer

Chair of Lionsgate’s movie division, Adam Fogelson, made the announcement on Wednesday. It is part of a planned slate of movies to be remade taken from Lionsgate’s oeuvre.

“I have been incredibly fortunate to work with Jason many times over the years. We forged a strong relationship on ‘The Purge’ when I was at Universal, and we launched STX with his film ‘The Gift’. There is no one better at this genre than the team at Blumhouse,” said Fogelson. “We are thrilled to kick this partnership off with a new vision for Blair Witch that will reintroduce this horror classic for a new generation. We couldn’t be more pleased to be working with them on this and other projects we look forward to revealing soon.”

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The Blair Witch Project

Blum added: “I’m very grateful to Adam and the team at Lionsgate for letting us play in their sandbox. I’m a huge admirer of ‘The Blair Witch Project’, which brought the idea of found footage horror to mainstream audiences and became a true cultural phenomenon. I don’t think there would have been a ‘Paranormal Activity’ had there not first been a Blair Witch, so this feels like a truly special opportunity and I’m excited to see where it leads.”

There were no details given as to whether the project will expand on the Blair Witch universe or reboot it entirely, but we will keep you posted as the story develops.

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Sam Raimi Produced Horror Film ‘Don’t Move’ Is Headed To Netflix

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This is unexpected news but a welcome one. A new horror film produced by Sam Raimi titled Don’t Move is headed to Netflix. The streaming company just bought the worldwide rights to the film to be released on their platform. No release date has been given for when the film will start streaming. Check out more about the film below.

The film synopsis states “It follows a seasoned serial killer who injects a grieving woman with a paralytic agent while the two of them are isolated deep in the forest. As the agent gradually takes over her body, she must run, hide, and fight for her life before her entire nervous system shuts down.”

Kelsey Asbille, Finn Wittrock

The movie is being directed by duo directors Brian Netto and Adam Schindler. They are known for the films Delivery: The Beast Within (2013) and Sundown (2022). The story is written by David White and T.J. Cimfel. It stars actors Kelsey Asbille, Finn Wittrock, and Daniel Francis. It is rated R for some strong violence and language.

Sam Raimi is known in the horror world for classics including the “Evil Dead” franchise, “Drag Me to Hell“, and many more. He was an Executive Producer for the most recent addition to the “Evil Dead” franchise titled “Evil Dead Rise“. Are you excited about this new horror film? Let us know in the comments below.

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