Radio Silence To Direct New ‘Escape From New York’ Movie For 20th Century Studios

Hot directing team Radio Silence will next direct the reboot of Escape From New York for 20th Century Studios.

The Picture Company partners Andrew Rona & Alex Heineman will produce the film along with Radio Silence.

Original filmmaker John Carpenter will serve as executive producer of the film. The film is a Studiocanal library title and the French company will hold distribution rights to the film in several territories. The Picture Company has an overall deal with Studiocanal. 

Word is quiet on the approach for the film, but sources say a writer search is underway. 

Radio Silence is made up of filmmaking team Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett and Chad Villella. Radio Silence’s last film a relaunch of the the Scream franchise was a massive hit for Paramount which went on to gross $140M WW and was also critically acclaimed, the team just wrapped the next chapter in the Scream series which will hit theaters next year. They also made the critical hit Ready Or Not for Searchlight Pictures. 

Steve Asbell and J.R. Young are overseeing for the studio.  Radio Silence is represented by UTA and Brillstein Entertainment Partners. 

Source link


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here