Elizabeth Banks (The Starvation Video games, Pitch Good) has signed on because the lead actress in an untitled James Gunn horror film, which will likely be produced by the Guardians of the Galaxy director and H Collective. David Yarovesky (The Hive) will direct the untitled venture. The film was written by Brian and Mark Gunn, and The H Collective will absolutely finance the characteristic and produce alongside Gunn and his firm Troll Court docket Leisure. The venture was introduced final November, and it’s anticipated to start out manufacturing this Spring.
Elizabeth Banks is finest identified for her roles in The Starvation Video games, The Energy Rangers Film, and the Academy Award successful Seabiscuit. She can also be a three-time Emmy nominee for her recurring roles in 30 Rock and Trendy Household and is at present engaged on the event of Sony’s Charlie’s Angels which she’s going to direct and produce. She produced the hit Pitch Good franchise which has grossed half a billion dollars. However one film she is fondly remembered for is director James Gunn’s cult traditional horror film Slither, and the 2 clearly had fun on that one. James Gunn had this to say about working with Banks once more.
“Elizabeth and I’ve been on the identical inventive web page since we first met when she auditioned for Slither again in 2005. She’s since remained one in all my finest buddies on the planet, and I have been preventing tooth and nail to work together with her once more. She’s the proper accomplice to Yarvo, the H Collective and myself in creating this very particular venture.”
James Gunn, whose credit included largely fan favourite horrors and Scooby-Doo: The Film previous to writing and directing Guardians of the Galaxy, is accountable for turning the Marvel property into one of many most memorable franchises within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The franchise has earned over $1.6 billion on the worldwide field workplace and solidified Gunn as one of the crucial in demand filmmakers within the enterprise. Gunn’s horror film just like the critically-acclaimed Slither and Tremendous, each of which he wrote and directed, have gained cult followings and have been named among the finest horror movies within the style. Slither is at present featured on Rotten Tomatoes as one of many “Prime Ten All-Time Greatest Reviewed Horror Movies.”
James Gunn is at present engaged on Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. three, which is able to assist arrange the subsequent section of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after the discharge of Infinity Conflict and the nonetheless untitled Avengers four. The following Guardians installment will hit theaters someday in 2020 and Gunn is not sure if he’ll keep on board with Marvel to jot down and direct extra films at the moment. It appears doubtless that he’ll make a return to writing and directing one other horror film sooner or later although.
Manufacturing for the untitled horror venture is predicted to start this spring, which implies that a title and the remainder of the solid needs to be introduced shortly. Elsewhere for Elizabeth Banks, the Charlie’s Angels reboot is predicted to be launched subsequent 12 months, which additionally implies that both we’ll get information of that quickly or it might find yourself getting pushed again. You may learn extra in regards to the untitled horror venture by way of James Gunn’s Twitter account beneath.
Guys – I’m extremely enthusiastic about this. That is an extremely intense and totally different and wild venture I am engaged on with @ElizabethBanks & @Yarvo and I am unable to wait to let you know all extra about it quickly. https://t.co/1CfqvCA2dd
— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) March 7, 2018