Barbarian director Zach Cregger sold his next horror project, Weapons, to New Line for an incredible amount of money and great perks.
After dazzling audiences by crushing the horror cult barbaricmovie Maker Zach Krieger It quickly became one of the hottest tickets in Hollywood. Tinseltown executives were foaming at the mouth for a chance to claim Cregger’s next project, with bids reaching eight figures before the concept hit the open market. Word about the water cooler has it that executives were knocking on Cregger’s door for a taste of his next project, but he wasn’t ready to part with the goods. So far. On January 22, he unveiled Zach Cregger arms, a mysterious new project he knew he’d fight tooth and nail to get. After launching the bid, new line The spoils won.
Sources It indicates that Cregger will collect eight figures to write and direct it arms, an amount often unheard of by a filmmaker with one shot under his belt. In addition to giving Cregger a guaranteed green light, he’s overseeing the final cut of the film, provided test screenings meet expectations. The deal also comes with a theatrical release, with plans to take the project to a streaming service abandoned.
Zach spent it with him barbaric that he can create a visceral theatrical experience for audiences and that he commands every tool in a filmmaker’s tool belt,” said New Line President and COO Richard Brenner. We couldn’t be happier about that, Roy [Lee] And Merry [Yoon]and dinars [Lifshitz]and Ravi [Margules] He chose New Line as the home of his next film, and I hope it will be the first of many to come.”
long ace ace arms Another hit, New Line relies on Cregger to become the golden goose of the horror genre. In other words, if arms Fires on all cylinders, Cregger could become another top name in horror like James Wan, Jason Blum, Mike Flanagan or Jordan Peele. Does this plan sound ambitious? You bet your ass does. However, if Cregger plays his cards right and produces another hit, he could sit beautifully among the modern kings of horror.
Plot details for arms remains a mystery. However, sources close to the project say he is in tune with Paul Thomas Anderson magnoliaBut, you know, no pressure or anything, Zach.
What do you think of studios tripping over themselves to upload them arms? Do you think Cregger is on track for another hit, or will he take a hit from the slump in his sophomore year? Feel free to tell us in the comments.