E.L. Katz Set to Direct 'You'll Be the Death of Me' for Lionsgate

E.L. Katz - H 2014

E.L. Katz - H 2014

Mark Hammer is writing the comedy thriller's script for the 'Cheap Thrills' director

E.L. Katz is attached to direct You'll Be the Death of Me for Lionsgate and Mandeville Films.

The comedy thriller follows two single New Yorkers as their budding romance is complicated by a masked knife-wielding psychopath. Todd Lieberman at Mandeville is producing from a script by Mark Hammer, with Lionsgate distributing.

Katz made his directorial debut with the indie thriller Cheap Thrills, which starred Pat Healy and Sara Paxton. The horror film debuted at SXSW and went to Drafthouse Films. And he also  directed a segment in the recent ABC's of Death 2 horror anthology.

Katz is repped by Gersh, manager Jeremy Platt and attorney Kim Stenton.

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