'Final Destination' Creator to Make Directorial Debut With Horror Film (Exclusive)

Final Destination 5 - Movie Still: Group - H - 2011
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Rebel Maverick will produce Jeffrey Reddick's 'The Final Reel.'

Jeffrey Reddick, who created the Final Destination franchise, will make his feature directorial debut with The Final Reel.

The horror film will center on a director who can manipulate reality through film and torments the residents of a small town by bringing their darkest fears to life. Reddick will write the screenplay.

Matt Nicholas will produce via his new production company, Rebel Maverick.

Reddick wrote the first Final Destination film, which launched a franchise with its release in 2000. The series' five films have grossed $650 million worldwide collectively, with director Steven Quale's most recent installment taking in $157 million. Reddick recently wrote and directed the short film Good Samaritan starring Rainn Wilson.

Nicholas left Iconic Media to found Rebel Maverick in December 2014. He's currently producing the music drama Sonata, which stars Booboo Stewart (X-Men: Days of Future Past and The Twilight Saga) and Tony winner Kiril Kulish (Billy Elliott). Nicholas co-wrote the script.

He's repped by Alexander Lawrence Frumes & Labowitz. Reddick is with Behr Abramson.