Netflix is ready to supply a brand new horror/comedy titled The Hills Have Eyes for You. The streaming service has arrange the challenge after buying the unique script from author David Stieve. Eli Craig, finest identified for his work on 2010’s Tucker & Dale vs. Evil, has been tapped to direct.
In keeping with a brand new report, The Hills Have Eyes for You will likely be produced by Dan Farah and Andrew Farah on behalf of Farah Movies. Stephanie Davis can be on board as a co-producer. The studio can be behind the lately introduced Hellraiser TV present within the works for HBO, in addition to the thriller Shut In, which is occurring at New Line Cinema. Eli Craig had this to say in regards to the new challenge in an announcement.
“It is a distinctive underdog love story with style bending scares and lots of laughs. I believe I will be in my ingredient for this one.”
The title is a tackle the 1977 horror basic The Hills Have Eyes, which was directed by Wes Craven. A remake directed by Alexandre Aja was launched in 2006. Plot particulars are largely being stored below wraps in the interim. There’s additionally no phrase at casting presently, neither is it clear how quickly Netflix is hoping to start manufacturing. As for David Stieve, this represents his first sale to a serious studio. Stieve beforehand wrote the indie horror film Behind the Masks: The Rise of Leslie Veronon, which was launched in 2006. Mysterious although it might be, Dan Farah had this to say about it.
“[The Hills Have Eyes for You is] a contemporary and enjoyable love story set towards the backdrop of an elevated horror comedy.”
Eli Craig isn’t any stranger to horror/comedy. Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil was his debut characteristic and, although it had a considerably muted response commercially on the time, it has gone on to realize standing a contemporary basic of the style. Craig additionally has a very good relationship with Netflix, as he most lately directed Little Evil for the streaming service, which was additionally a mix of horror and humor. Craig was additionally behind the pilot for the Zombieland TV sequence that in the end by no means got here to be.
For Netflix, that is most likely going to be a drop within the bucket in relation to the large image. The streaming service is outspending each firm in Hollywood within the content material recreation today. They’ve had lots of luck within the horror area prior to now. This is only one of a number of tasks that Eli Craig is creating in the meanwhile. The filmmaker can be engaged on Company Retreat for Blumhouse Productions, in addition to Bride and Groom, a catastrophe/comedy that was partially impressed by his personal marriage ceremony. We’ll be sure you hold you posted as additional particulars on the challenge are made accessible. This information involves us through Deadline.