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The Buddy System

Television Academy | Sep 20th, 2021
Thirty years of friendship — and creative collaboration — have given Ethan Hawke unique insight into Jason Blum. Sure, he has business smarts, but the secret to Blum’s success, says Hawke, may be his unconventional streak: “He enjoys coloring outside the lines.”
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Do the Hustle

Television Academy | Sep 20th, 2021
As one of Hollywood’s original scream queens, Jamie Lee Curtis was perhaps destined to join forces with horror honcho Jason Blum. But for Curtis, it was the Blum’s character, not his credits, that sealed the deal. Today, they’re collaborating on films — the second installment of Blumhouse’s Halloween reboot, Halloween Kills, opens on October 15 — and an array of TV projects, including a series based on novelist Patricia Cornwell’s best-selling thrillers featuring medical examiner Kay Scarpetta.
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Welcome to the Blumhouse: Four fearsome trailers tease Amazon’s new batch of creepy thrillers

SYFY WIRE | Sep 15th, 2021
Amazon served up creep-tastic teasers last month for the next four feature installments in Welcome to the Blumhouse, the streamer’s ongoing creative collaboration with the namesake production company of horror mastermind Jason Blum...
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Jamie Lee Curtis on ‘Halloween Kills’ & the Horror Franchise's Enduring Legacy

W Magazine | Sep 13th, 2021
Before receiving the Venice Film Festival’s Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement award, the ‘Halloween Kills’ star took a trip down memory lane, and laughed all the way.
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‘This Is The Night’: Coming Of Age Drama From ‘Purge’ Filmmaker James DeMonaco Opens Friday

Deadline | Sep 13th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: The Purge franchise architect James DeMonaco has crafted a personal film, which is an ode to cinema, based in his hometown of Staten Island, entitled This Is the Night and the Blumhouse …

All Fired Up

Television Academy | Sep 10th, 2021
At Blumhouse Television, production deals are surging like, well, a house on fire. And it’s not all horror and the supernatural. When disrupter-in-chief Jason Blum decided to add TV to his company portfolio, he knew he’d have to jump into genres with less blood and guts. Even so, his television division is killing it.

Scott Derrickson's The Black Phone Will Premiere At Fantastic Fest This Month — Get Your First Look Here

SlashFilm.com | Sep 9th, 2021
Director Scott Derrickson and Blumhouse Productions have revealed first-look images from upcoming horror movie The Black Phone.
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Universal to release 'Halloween Kills' in theaters and on Peacock, in bid to boost streaming numbers

Sarah Whitten | CNBC | Sep 9th, 2021
Universal will debut "Halloween Kills" in cinemas and on Peacock on Oct. 15.

‘Halloween Kills’ Going Theatrical Day & Date On Peacock

Anthony D'Alessandro | Deadline | Sep 9th, 2021
Universal will be releasing the Blumhouse/Miramax movie Halloween Kills in theaters and on Peacock on Oct. 15. The release date stays the same, the distribution pattern changes up. Why is Uni doing…
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Fantastic Fest 2021 Final Final Wave Features Scott Derrickson's 'The Black Phone' and Netflix's 'There's Someone Inside Your House'

Collider | Sep 9th, 2021
This year's festival goes all-in on horror films from around the globe...
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Jamie Lee Curtis Talks ‘Halloween,’ Venice Golden Lion

Jenelle Riley | Variety | Aug 28th, 2021
By Jamie Lee Curtis’ own admission, she’s had a hell of a career, filled with all sorts of opportunities. “I’m an actor. I write books for children. I create websites and podcasts. I have sold yogu…
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‘Firestarter’s Michael Greyeyes Signs First-Look Deal With Blumhouse

Anthony D'Alessandro | Deadline | Aug 26th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: We have learned that actor and director Michael Greyeyes has inked a first look deal to develop film projects with Blumhouse. Greyeyes stars in Blumhouse/Weed Road Pictures/UniversalR…
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Ethan Hawke Horror Film ‘The Black Phone,’ Poised as Next Blumhouse Smash, Traumatizes CinemaCon

Matt Donnelly | Variety | Aug 26th, 2021
Finally, something scarier than the COVID-19 delta variant has come out of CinemaCon 2021. Universal Pictures unveiled a packed trailer for its upcoming Blumhouse horror thriller “The Black P…
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‘The Thing About Pam’: Jenny Klein Named Showrunner Of NBC Limited Series As Jessika Borsicsky Exits

Deadline | Aug 24th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Jenny Klein, executive producer on NBC/Blumhouse’s limited series The Thing About Pam, has been elevated to showrunner of the series starring Renée Zellweger and Josh Duhamel...
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'Welcome to the Blumhouse' Season 2 Trailer Reveals a New Wave of Spooky Horror Movies

Collider | Aug 24th, 2021
Vampires, elderly ladies, precocious teens and isolated immigrants; there's something for everyone...
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Let’s Make A Deal: Who’s For Sale In Hollywood And For How Much?

Forbes | Aug 24th, 2021
Valuations for entertainment’s hottest production companies are already soaring and the deal makers are just getting started...
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Blumhouse's Black as Night Tells a Vampire Tale From an Entirely New Point of View

Gizmodo | Aug 20th, 2021
Black as Night, written by Sherman Payne (Legacies, Scream: The TV Series, Shameless) and directed by Maritte Lee Go, making her feature film debut. Today, we’ve got the first image from the film and an interview with Lee Go that explains more about what Black as Night is all about...
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Welcome To The Blumhouse Brings Back-To-Back Double Features To Amazon This October

Fangoria | Aug 20th, 2021
Blumhouse dropped a (technically) quadruple announcement today, this October we are getting four new Blumhouse movies in the form of two double features. Blumhouse is once again partnering with Amazon to give us Bingo Hell, Black as Night, Madres and The Manor premiering October 1 and October 8, respectively...
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1091 Pictures Buys Martin Shkreli Documentary ‘Pharma Bro’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | Aug 18th, 2021
The film was produced by Blumhouse Television and Hodgee Films. 1091 Pictures will release the film digitally starting on Oct. 5...
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Exclusive: 'The Manor' Image Teases Barbara Hershey in a Modern Gothic Horror Tale From Director Axelle Carolyn

Collider | Aug 18th, 2021
The Manor, starring Barbara Hershey and directed by Axelle Carolyn, premieres as part of Welcome to the Blumhouse's new slate this October...
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First-Look at ‘Bingo Hell’; Director Gigi Saul Guerrero Talks Drenching Seniors in Blood and Kicking Ass! [Exclusive]

Bloody Disgusting! | Aug 18th, 2021
Amazon Prime Video’s “Welcome to the Blumhouse” returns this fall with four all-new unique, unsettling thrillers developed with an eye towards original, diverse storytelling...
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'Madres' Brings a '70s-Tinged Maternal Nightmare to 'Welcome to the Blumhouse' [Exclusive]

/Film | Aug 18th, 2021
Yesterday, Amazon Prime Video and Blumhouse announced the next installment of their Welcome to the Blumhouse film series with four original thrillers from a diverse slate of filmmakers. The films – Bingo Hell, Black as Night, Madres, and The Manor – will premiere worldwide this October exclusively on Prime Video...
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‘Spawn’ Movie Gets ‘Broken City’ Scribe as New Writer (Exclusive)

The Hollywood Reporter | Aug 13th, 2021
Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions is behind the feature which has Todd McFarlane, the creator of the comic and character, attached as director. Blum and McFarlane are producing. Carla Hacken is executive producing...
Photo Courtesy of Image Comics, Arturo Holmes/Getty Images

Blumhouse Mandating Vaccinations For Full-Time Employees And Across Film & TV Productions

Deadline | Aug 13th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE:  Deadline has learned that Blumhouse is requiring those working on their film and television sets, as well as their full-time employees when they return to office, to be vaccinated. This also includes office visitors...
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‘Heels’ Is a Family Drama, With Body Slams

The New York Times | Aug 13th, 2021
Like most wrestling shows, this Starz series suggests that the sport’s most compelling action happens outside of the ring...
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Producer Jason Blum on the battle around compensation in Hollywood: ‘I hope there will be a lot of lawsuits’

KCRW | Aug 7th, 2021
Producer Jason Blum thinks stars and filmmakers deserve a piece of the profit from their work. So naturally he opposes a push from studios to pay Netflix-style flat fees instead...
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Fantastic Fest 2021's First Wave Includes TITANE, LAMB, BINGO HELL, and More! - Daily Dead

Daily Dead | Aug 6th, 2021
Fantastic Fest returns this September (September 23 - September 30) with a vaccine-required event and a killer lineup of programming, including screenings of Titane, Lamb, Gigi Saul Guerrero's Bingo Hell, and much, much more...
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Vince McMahon Steroid Trial Scripted Series in the Works From WWE, Blumhouse Television

Variety | Jul 26th, 2021
A scripted series about Vince McMahon and his federal steroids trial is in the works from WWE and Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Television, Variety has learned. Currently titled “The United States of America vs. Vince McMahon"...
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Hollywood Head Spinner: Universal Spends Big for New ‘Exorcist’ Trilogy

New York Times | Jul 26th, 2021
The deal, expected to be announced this week, is for more than $400 million and is a direct response to the streaming giants that are upending the film industry’s economics...
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Abby Quinn, Shiloh Fernandez, Joshua Leonard Join Blumhouse and Epix Thriller Set in Music City (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | Jul 21st, 2021
Abby Quinn will star in an upcoming Blumhouse and Epix movie set in Nashville opposite Shiloh Fernandez and Joshua Leonard. They join the previously announced Alexxis Lemire and Katey Sagal in the film...
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Alexxis Lemire Joins Blumhouse’s TV Movie ‘Tattered Hearts’ With Katey Sagal For Epix

Deadline | Jul 16th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Blumhouse has tapped Alexxis Lemire to lead its original movie at Epix, Tattered Hearts (w/t), alongside Katey Sagal. Tattered Hearts comes from Epix’s and Blumhouse’s TV movie partnership...
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Katey Sagal to Topline Blumhouse Movie for Epix (Exclusive)

The Hollywood Reporter | Jul 15th, 2021
The 'Rebel' star will play a reclusive country music legend in 'Tattered Hearts'...
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Gay Conversion Therapy Doc ‘Pray Away’ Releases Emotional Trailer (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | Jul 12th, 2021
Netflix has released the first trailer for “Pray Away,” the Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum/Blumhouse Television-produced documentary about the so-called “ex-gay” movement...
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Blumhouse TV & ITV America Set Unscripted Overall Deal, Prep Horror Competition Format ‘Escape the Maze’

Deadline | Jun 24th, 2021
Blumhouse Television is scaring up even more moves into the world of unscripted. The company has struck an overall deal with ITV America that covers non-fiction programming...
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Praying to an "Alligator God" Won't Free Robert Mackey and Paul Trucchio

Distractify | Jun 11th, 2021
Robert Mackey and Paul Trucchio were imprisoned for killing and dismembering Lorraine Hatzakorzian. Here's where they both are now...
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Epix & Blumhouse Set High School Horror ‘Unhuman’ For TV Movie Slate, Brianne Tju & Benjamin Wadsworth Among Four Leads

Deadline | Jun 11th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Unhuman will be the second of eight standalone horror and genre films from Epix’s and Blumhouse’s TV movie partnership. From director Marcus Dunstan and writer Paul Soter...
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Blumhouse Adapting Series Based on Patricia Cornwell’s Kay Scarpetta Books

Variety | Jun 3rd, 2021
Jamie Lee Curtis’ production banner Comet Pictures and Blumhouse Television are developing a one-hour series based on Patricia Cornwell’s Kay Scarpetta character, a forensic pathologist…
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Justina Machado To Headline ‘The Horror Of Dolores Roach’ Amazon Pilot From Blumhouse Based On Podcast

Deadline | Jun 2nd, 2021
Amazon Studios has given a formal pilot order to The Horror of Dolores Roach, based on the hit Gimlet podcast, with One Day at a Time alumna Justina Machado set to star in the title role...
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‘Firestarter’: Blumhouse Reboot Of Stephen King Classic Finds Its Charlie In Ryan Kiera Armstrong – First Look

Deadline | Jun 2nd, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: American Horror Story and The Tomorrow War actress Ryan Kiera Armstrong has landed the lead role of Charlie in Blumhouse, Weed Road Pictures and Universal’s update of Stephen King’s Firestarter...
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‘Mordeo’: Crypt TV’s Web Thriller Being Adapted As Podcast With Blumhouse TV & iHeartMedia

Deadline | May 26th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Mordeo, the web thriller series from Crypt TV, is getting the audio treatment. Crypt TV has teamed up with Blumhouse Television and iHeartMedia to turn the property into a scripted podcast...
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‘Battersea Poltergeist’ to Be Adapted as Scripted, Unscripted Series by Blumhouse TV and Maniac Productions

Variety | May 25th, 2021
In a competitive situation, Blumhouse Television and Maniac Productions have secured the rights to the BBC Radio 4 podcast “The Battersea Poltergeist.” The two companies will now work to develop...
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Blumhouse & Atomic Monster’s ‘M3GAN’ Adds Ronny Chieng

Deadline | May 25th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE:  Crazy Rich Asians actor and stand-up comedian Ronny Chieng has joined Blumhouse and Atomic Monster’s tech horror thriller M3GAN from filmmaker Gerard Johnstone. In the film, scripted by Akela Cooper...
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First Image from Blumhouse’s ‘Firestarter’ Remake Starring Zac Efron Shows Fire Has Officially Been Started

Collider | May 25th, 2021
The first image from Blumhouse's Firestarter shows that fires will, in fact, be started in this remake...
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‘Pray Away,’ Conversion Therapy Doc From Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum, to Debut on Netflix

Variety | May 12th, 2021
“Pray Away,” a documentary that holds a microscope to the “pray away the gay” movement, is coming to Netflix. The film, from executive producers Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy...
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Erika Alexander, Derek Luke & Sam Trammell To Star In Blumhouse’s TV Movie ‘American Refugee’ For Epix

Deadline | May 6th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Blumhouse and Epix have set the cast for their second television movie American Refugee. Living Single star Erika Alexander, who has appeared in Black Lightning and Wu Tang: An American Saga...
Photo Courtesy of Eric Williams, Laura Ise/ Priscilla Grant/Everett Collection

Ali LeRoi To Direct ‘American Refugee’, Second Blumhouse TV Movie For Epix

Deadline | Apr 14th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Everybody Hates Chris co-creator Ali LeRoi is to direct American Refugee – the second movie in Blumhouse Television’s recent partnership with Epix. This comes after the producers struck a slate deal...
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Blumhouse's The Forever Purge Gets an Earlier Release Date

CBR | Apr 10th, 2021
The Forever Purge, Blumhouse's newest installment in its horror franchise, releases earlier than expected after Top Gun 2 pushes back its release...
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‘Black Widow’ Actress Violet McGraw Joins Allison Williams In Blumhouse & Atomic Monster Thriller ‘M3GAN’

Deadline | Apr 9th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Violet McGraw has been added to the cast of M3GAN, the tech horror thriller from Blumhouse and Atomic Monster. The rising star, who will soon make her Marvel debut...
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John Logan To Make Feature Directorial Debut With Blumhouse Horror Movie ‘Whistler Camp’

Deadline | Apr 9th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Three-time Oscar nominated screenwriter John Logan will make his feature directorial debut with Blumhouse’s new horror movie Whistler Camp. Whistler Camp is a queer empowerment story...
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Jamie Lee Curtis, Keith David, Kevin Smith And More Are Presenting At The Chainsaw Awards!

Fangoria | Apr 8th, 2021
Have you marked your calendar for Sunday, April 18 at 8pm ET? You should...
Photo of 2021 Chainsaw Awards Host David Dastmalchian (FANGORIA)

First Blumhouse-Epix Thriller ‘House on the Bayou’ Sets Three Leads (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | Apr 7th, 2021
“A House on the Bayou,” the first straight-to-service movie in a new deal between Blumhouse and Epix, has found its three lead stars...
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Blumhouse Pranks Us With April Fools' El Chupacabras Trailer | The Mary Sue

The Mary Sue | Apr 1st, 2021
For April Fools' Day, Blumhouse released a fake trailer for a fake film, El Chupacabras...
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‘A House On The Bayou’: Lia McHugh Joins Blumhouse/Epix TV Horror Movie

Deadline | Mar 29th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Lia McHugh (Songbird) is set as a lead in A House on the Bayou, the first of eight standalone horror and genre films under a deal with Epix and Blumhouse Television...
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HBO Max Is Taking an Intimate Look at Brittany Murphy’s Life—And “Mysterious” Death

Yahoo | Mar 25th, 2021
A two-part documentary series on the life and death of Brittany Murphy is coming to HBO Max. The doc promises to go beyond the tabloid conspiracy theories...
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New 'Fall River' Trailer Teases Murder Spree During the Satanic Panic in Epix Blumhouse Docuseries

Collider | Mar 24th, 2021
Epix releases the official trailer for Fall River, a four-part docuseries about a true crime case occurring during the height of the Satanic Panic...
Photo Courtesy of Epix

Blumhouse to Produce Original TV Movies for Epix

The Hollywood Reporter | Mar 16th, 2021
The deal is the first of its kind for the premium cable outlet as it looks to expand its roster of originals...
Photo Courtesy of Jean Baptiste LaCroix/WireImage

Tony Award Winner L. Scott Caldwell to Lead Blumhouse Amazon Feature ‘Bingo’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | Mar 12th, 2021
L. Scott Caldwell will star in Blumhouse and Amazon’s “Bingo,” the latest thriller on the “Welcome to the Blumhouse” slate. The Tony Award-winning actor...
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Analeigh Tipton Joins Blumhouse Thriller ‘Vengeance’ for Focus Features

Deadline | Mar 10th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Analeigh Tipton has joined the cast of the Focus and Blumhouse thriller Vengeance, B.J. Novak’s directorial debut. Besides directing, Novak also penned the script and is starring...
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'Into the Dark: Blood Moon' Trailer Teases a New Horror Entry in Hulu's Blumhouse Series

Collider | Mar 10th, 2021
Hulu releases the trailer for Into the Dark: Blood Moon, the Season 2 finale movie in the Blumhouse-produced Into the Dark series...
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A Mother’s Fight Against the KKK: CNN’s ‘The People V. The Klan’ Trailer

BlackFilm.com | Mar 10th, 2021
Blumhouse Television and CNN are presenting the original series, The People V. The Klan, a docuseries about a southern mother who fought against the Ku Klux Klan after the lynching of her son...
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The 10 most innovative companies in media

Fast Company | Mar 9th, 2021
LeBron James’s SpringHill Company, NBCUniversal, Substack, WIll Smith’s Westbrook, and Blumhouse are defining the future of the content we consume...
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‘Sons Of Anarchy’s Kurt Sutter Makes Film Helming Debut On ‘This Beast’ For Blumhouse, Netflix

Deadline | Mar 8th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Kurt Sutter has been set by Netflix to write, direct and produce This Beast, a drama that will mark his feature directorial debut. Blumhouse’s Jason Blum will produce the film...
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Carla Hacken In Blumhouse First-Look; Sophia Takal-Helmed ‘Coming Around Again’ Casting Up

Deadline | Mar 8th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Escalating a relationship at Jason Blum’s Blumhouse, Carla Hacken has signed her Paper Pictures banner to a two-year first look producing deal. Among the films that Hacken will produce...
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‘Succession’s J. Smith-Cameron Joins Blumhouse’s ‘Vengeance’

Deadline | Mar 4th, 2021
J. Smith-Cameron, best known for her scene-stealing role in the Emmy-winning series Succession, is set to join the Blumhouse thriller Vengeance,  B.J. Novak’s directorial debut...
Photo Courtesy of Marc Yankus

‘Good Lord Bird’ Star Joshua Caleb Johnson Joins Blumhouse Amazon Feature ‘Bingo’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety | Mar 4th, 2021
Joshua Caleb Johnson, the breakout star of the acclaimed Showtime series “The Good Lord Bird,” has landed a key role in the upcoming Blumhouse feature “Bingo"...
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Adriana Barraza To Star In ‘Bingo’ As Part Of ‘Welcome To The Blumhouse’ Horror Film Anthology At Amazon

Deadline | Mar 3rd, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Oscar-nominated actress Adriana Barraza (Amores Perros, Babel) is set to serve up some scares in the next slate of films in the horror anthology Welcome To The Blumhouse at Amazon studio…
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‘Fall River’ True-Crime Docuseries From Blumhouse Greenlit At Epix, Sets Premiere

Deadline | Feb 23rd, 2021
Fall River, a four-part docuseries about a string of murders in Fall River, Massachusetts, has been ordered to series by Epix. The cable network will launch the series, which comes from Blumhouse Television...
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Disney+ Lands Detroit Youth Choir Docuseries & Scripted Series From Blumhouse TV, Maniac Prods. & Campfire

Deadline | Feb 18th, 2021
In a competitive situation, Disney+ has landed a two-project package based on the inspirational story behind America’s Got Talent finalists the Detroit Youth Choir, from Blumhouse Television…
Photo Courtesy of NBC

Ethan Hawke Boards Blumhouse Scott Derrickson Feature ‘The Black Phone’

Deadline | Jan 28th, 2021
Ethan Hawke is joining Blumhouse’s upcoming feature The Black Phone, repping the actor’s ninth reteaming with producer Jason Blum. Hawke joins Jeremy Davies, who we first told you about…
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Michael Seitzman Inks First-Look TV Deal With Blumhouse

Deadline | Jan 26th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Blumhouse has made a first-look deal for television with writer/producer Michael Seitzman (Code Black, Quantico) and his Maniac Productions company...
Photo Courtesy of Elizabeth Lippman

Jeremy Davies Joins Scott Derrickson Blumhouse Film ‘The Black Phone’

Deadline | Jan 13th, 2021
EXCLUSIVE: We have learned that Jeremy Davies has been cast in Scott Derrickson’s upcoming film for Blumhouse and Universal, The Black Phone. Derrickson and frequent collaborator C. Robert Cargill...
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Perspectives on 2020: Jason Blum on changing audience tastes and Blumhouse's busy year

Screen | Dec 30th, 2020
The founder and CEO of Blumhouse Productions tells us why he believes the pandemic may directly inspire the kind of stories he chooses to tell...
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Scott Derrickson & C. Robert Cargill Ink First-Look TV Deal With Blumhouse

Deadline | Dec 14th, 2020
EXCLUSIVE: Sinister writer-directors Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill are expanding their relationship with Blumhouse, signing a first-look television deal via their Crooked Highway banner...
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Horror-Comedy Freaky Is Gnarly, but Surprisingly Sweet

Vanity Fair | Dec 2nd, 2020
A teen body-swap classic gets a bloody, witty tweak...
Photo Courtesy of Brian Douglas/Universal Pictures

Blumhouse Television Strikes First-Look Deal With ‘Queen Sugar’ Showrunner Anthony Sparks 

Deadline | Nov 16th, 2020
EXCLUSIVE: Anthony Sparks, showrunner of Ava DuVernay’s OWN drama Queen Sugar, has struck a first-look deal with Blumhouse Television. Sparks, who has written and produced...
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Vince Vaughn eyes a career resurgence with 'Freaky.' But don't call it a comeback

Los Angeles Times | Nov 13th, 2020
Vince Vaughn's return to R-rated comedy is also a rare venture into horror. The gender-swapping role scared him, which is why he did it...
Photo Courtesy of Jay L. Clendenin/LA Times

Chris McCumber Joins Blumhouse As President Of Television, Jeremy Gold Named President Of Production

Deadline | Nov 9th, 2020
Former top NBCUniversal TV executive Chris McCumber has joined Blumhouse Television as president, overseeing all aspects of the company’s television business...
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‘Freaky’ Review: Vince Vaughn and Kathryn Newton Go Wild in This Winking Horror Comedy

IndieWire | Nov 4th, 2020
Christopher Landon's fun twist on the "Freaky Friday" concept isn't as fresh as his "Happy Death Day" series, but it's entertaining where it counts...
Photo Courtesy of Brian Douglas/Universal Pictures

Zoe Lister-Jones on Conjuring Up 'The Craft' Sequel

Rolling Stone | Nov 2nd, 2020
The writer-director behind the sequel to Nineties cult classic on how she updated a female-empowerment tale for today’s teens — and why she needed to make this movie...
Photo Courtesy of Daryl Wein

Women of Blumhouse empower the horror genre

SCAD District | Nov 2nd, 2020
Written by Abigail Petipas and Eve Katz, Image courtesy of Blumhouse Productions and SCAD Savannah Film Fest For decades, the horror genre has been littered with tropes meant to demean women...
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Zoe Lister-Jones on ‘The Craft’ and Women’s Power

The New York Times | Oct 29th, 2020
An outsider herself as a young woman, the director and actress wants teenage girls to relish a sense of community...
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John Ridley Directing & Writing Untitled Paranormal Feature For Blumhouse – BlumFest

Deadline | Oct 29th, 2020
12 Years a Slave Oscar winner John Ridley is writing and directing an Untitled Paranormal Project for Blumhouse, based on the recently published Truly*Adventurous article “Project Poltergeist…
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Horror guru Jason Blum talks 'The Craft: Legacy,' state of scary movies and navigating a COVID Halloween

USA TODAY | Oct 27th, 2020
Halloween might be a little different in 2020, but Jason Blum is still doling out scares. The producer talks 'The Craft: Legacy' and state of horror...
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Zoe Lister-Jones Shook Up Hollywood with Her All-Female Crew, Now She’s Doing It with ‘The Craft: Legacy’

IndieWire | Oct 27th, 2020
The filmmaker might have scared Hollywood brass with her forward-thinking hiring practices, but those same sensibilities made her a perfect fit to helm "The Craft: Legacy"...
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Blumhouse Celebrating Halloween With BlumFest; Event To Feature Stars Of ‘Halloween Kills’, ‘The Craft’ & More

Deadline | Oct 26th, 2020
In keeping the spirit of Halloween alive while the pandemic mandates most of us to stay at home, Blumhouse is celebrating its first BlumFest. The virtual event, taking place Thursday at 10 a.m. PT…
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The Mischievous Irreverence of “The Good Lord Bird”

The New Yorker | Oct 26th, 2020
Showtime’s miniseries about the militant abolitionist John Brown has no time for hagiography...
Illustration Courtesy of Laura Lannes

Jason Blum Talks ‘Welcome To The Blumhouse,’ Covid-19, ‘Halloween Kills’ And ‘The Craft: Legacy’

Forbes | Oct 14th, 2020
Producer, founder, and CEO of Blumhouse Productions, Jason Blum, discusses the business of horror in the pandemic era...
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‘The Good Lord Bird’ Is a New Entry in the John Brown Canon

The New York Times | Oct 13th, 2020
The Showtime mini-series is the latest work to take up the question of whether the 19th-century abolitionist was a martyr or a madman. The answers tend to break along racial lines...
Photo Courtesy of Kevin Lynch/Showtime

Allison Williams Reteams With ‘Get Out’ Producer Blumhouse For ‘M3GAN’

Deadline | Oct 7th, 2020
EXCLUSIVE: Allison Williams is reuniting with Blumhouse for the upcoming tech horror thriller M3GAN, in which she’ll star and executive produce...
Photo Courtesy of Dimitrios Kambouris/Blumhouse

Amazon's 'Welcome to the Blumhouse' puts diverse filmmakers in the genre spotlight

Los Angeles Times | Oct 6th, 2020
Directors Veena Sud, Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour Jr., Elan & Rajeev Dassani and Zu Quirke on contributing entries to Blumhouse's anthology film series for Amazon...
Photo Courtesy of Kim Mulligan; Boris Taskov; Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times; Daion Chesney; Kevin Estrada / Amazon Studios

Emerging Directors, Re-emerging Horrors

The New York Times | Oct 6th, 2020
Underrepresented filmmakers contributed to “Welcome to the Blumhouse,” a horror anthology streaming on Amazon. Here’s your cheat sheet on each film...
Photos Courtesy of Amazon Studios

Blumhouse Makes Three Picture Deal With ‘Host’ Filmmaker Rob Savage

Deadline | Sep 10th, 2020
Blumhouse has entered into a three-picture deal with sought-after British director Rob Savage, which the studio will finance and partner with the filmmaker to produce...
Photo Courtesy of Blumhouse

Blumhouse: how the horror specialist became 2020's most exciting studio

NME | May 14th, 2020
With four (potentially hit) releases either side of lockdown, scary movie factory Blumhouse Productions has stolen a march on its rivals...
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In ‘The Invisible Man’ Even the Background Is Scary

WIRED | Mar 7th, 2020
The new movie boldly reimagines H.G. Wells' classic novel and executes every scene with the perfect sense of dread...
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Leigh Whannell, Director For ‘The Invisible Man’, Signs Blumhouse Deal For Film And Television

Deadline | Feb 29th, 2020
Longtime Blumhouse writer/director Leigh Whannell has signed an overall deal with Blumhouse for film and television...
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