20th Century Studios has announced new details on an upcoming film from 20th Century Studios film, “Boogeyman”, which is based on Stephen King’s 1973 short story.
It follows a 16-year-old and her younger sister, still reeling from the death of their mother, as they’re targeted by a supernatural boogeyman, after their psychologist father has an encounter with a desperate patient in their house.
Production is now underway in New Orleans and is being directed by Rob Savage (Dashcam, Host).
The horror-thriller stars Chris Messina (“Sharp Objects”), Sophie Thatcher (“Yellowjackets”), Vivien Lyra Blair (“Bird Box”), David Dastmalchian (“The Suicide Squad”), Marin Ireland (“The Last Man”) and Madison Hu (“Voyagers”).
“The Boogeyman” is produced by 21 Laps’ Shawn Levy, Dan Levine and Dan Cohen, with Scott Beck and Bryan Woods (“A Quiet Place”) and Emily Morris serving as executive producers. 21 Laps’ next projects include “The Adam Project,” directed by Levy, and the fourth season of “Stranger Things.” “Cheaper by the Dozen,” “Crater” and an animated version of “Night at the Museum” are all launching this year as well. The company is currently in pre-production on “All the Light We Cannot See,” which Levy is directing, and the second season of “Shadow and Bone
“The Boogeyman” will stream in 2023 exclusively as an Original film on Disney’s direct-to-consumer platforms, on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ under the Star banner in all other territories.
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