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Jack Quaid Set to Star in ‘Companion,’ Sci-Fi Thriller From Zach Cregger, BoulderLight, New Line (Exclusive)

Jack Quaid, one of the stars of Amazon’s The Boys, has signed on to topline Companion, a sci-fi thriller from the team behind last year’s horror hit Barbarian. Drew Hancock wrote the original script and is making his directorial debut with the feature, whose many plot points are being kept hush-hush. Despite the secretive nature of […]

Renate Reinsve, Star of ‘The Worst Person in the World,’ Joins Pedro Pascal in ‘Weapons’

Renate Reinsve, who starred in the Oscar-nominated romantic drama The Worst Person in the World, has signed on to star opposite Pedro Pascal in New Line’s Weapons, the newest movie project from Barbarian filmmaker Zach Cregger. Cregger wrote the script and is directing the feature that reunites him with his Barbadian producing team, Roy Lee […]

‘Barbarian’ Breakout Georgina Campbell Joins Dakota Fanning in New Line Supernatural Thriller ‘The Watchers’ (Exclusive)

Georgina Campbell, who toplined last year’s surprise horror hit Barbarian, has joined Dakota Fanning to star in New Line’s supernatural thriller The Watchers. The feature is serving as the directorial debut of Ishana Night Shyamalan, the daughter of The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan. Based on a novel by A.M. Shine and […]

Zach Cregger, BoulderLight, New Line Team for Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Companion’

Just days after winning a heated auction for the next feature project from Zach Cregger, New Line is quickly reteaming with the filmmaker behind last year’s surprise hit, Barbarian, for another genre project. The Warner Bros. arm has picked up Companion, a sci-fi thriller from Drew Hancock, who wrote the script and who will also […]

BoulderLight, Production Banner Behind Horror Hit ‘Barbarian,’ Signs First-Look Deal With New Line (Exclusive)

BoulderLight Pictures, the prolific but under-the-radar genre production banner behind last year’s surprise hit Barbarian, has signed a first-look deal with New Line Cinema. The pact occurs on the heels of a milestone deal with New Line and Barbarian filmmaker Zach Cregger for a new feature project — titled Weapons, and fast-tracked to begin shooting […]

New Line Wins Intense Auction for ‘Weapons,’ the New Movie From ‘Barbarian’ Filmmaker Zach Cregger

The buzz had been building for more than two weeks. A new project from Zach Cregger, the out-of-nowhere filmmaker behind the cult horror hit Barbarian, was coming. There were offers sight unseen, some even hitting eight figures, before the project was taken to market. Producers were calling Cregger’s representatives, begging to be involved. No dice. […]

‘Barbarian’ Filmmaker Zach Cregger Pulls Back the Curtain on the Film’s Many Secrets

[The following story contains spoilers for Barbarian.] In his first solo outing as writer-director, Zach Cregger knew he had to make Barbarian count. He’d worked for over a decade to get back into the director’s chair, and he faced all kinds of obstacles along the way. From countless rejections to the tragic death of his […]