Samara Weaving (Ready or Not, Mayhem) will lead the cast of Azrael, an upcoming action-horror film from writer Simon Barrett (The Guest, You’re Next).
Evan Katz (The Haunting of Bly Manor) will direct the film. According to Deadline, the hope is to launch a new franchise with this one.
Deadline also notes that the rights to Azrael were recently won in a competitive situation by Joker financier Jason Cloth and his C2 Motion Picture Group partner Dave Caplan, who will finance and produce. Barrett and Dan Kagan will also produce.
Principal photography on Azrael begins October 10th in Estonia. Plot details are currently under wraps.
Words: Samantha McLaren (@themeatispeople)