‘Paranormal Activity’ Producer Steven Schneider Sets Horror Projects With Slash, Malkier Studios (EXCLUSIVE) | instastori.com

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Prolific genre shaper Steven Schneider of Room 101, Inc. and Spooky Pictures, is teaming pinch Malkier Studios connected a slate of scary films.

Schneider’s credits see “Paranormal Activity,” “Blair Witch,” and M. Night Shyamalan’s “Old.”

Producing alongside Schneider will beryllium D.C. Cassidy, Michael Fisk and Julia Wang Zhu nether nan recently formed Malkier Studios accumulation institution that will attraction connected creating IP driven horror, animation and thriller content.

First up nether nan collaboration is “Janus,” written by Nate Atkins (“Blood-Red Ox”) and Jason Zada (“The Forest,” “Take this Lollipop”) pinch Zada besides directing. It will travel 3 set members seeking refuge successful an aged farmhouse wherever they brushwood a female harboring an unspeakable secret. Schneider and Joe Heath will nutrient alongside Guns N’ Roses guitarist Slash, who will bring his philharmonic expertise and oversight to nan film. The formed includes Alex Neustaedter (“American Rust”), Natalie Alyn Lind (“Big Sky”), Jack Kilmer (“Lords of Chaos”) and Grace Van Dien (“Stranger Things”), on pinch M.C. Gainey (“Emperor”). Filming will commence later this twelvemonth successful Puerto Rico.

Next up is “The Worthless Remains,” a play scary portion that is billed arsenic giving “a terrifying caller rotation to a humanities trauma.” Micah Ranum (“The Silencing”) wrote nan screenplay and will service arsenic shaper on pinch Schneider and his Spooky Pictures partner Roy Lee (“It,” “Barbarian,” “The Grudge”). Director X. (“Superfly”) will helm nan project.

Cassidy said: “We’re thrilled to beryllium moving pinch Schneider and Roy, 2 of nan astir successful scary producers of each time. Their way grounds – and box-office receipts – speak for themselves. But much importantly, they person nan imaginative imagination to spot these films to success. We scheme connected building a agelong and fruitful narration pinch Room 101 and Spooky Pictures and are honored to beryllium portion of this move collaboration.”

Schneider added: “Producing a scary slate pinch innovators specified arsenic Jason Zada and Director X. is simply a nightmare travel true. These stories are caller and exciting, and I can’t hold to spot them realized successful collaboration pinch Malkier Studios. Together, I’m assured we’ll elevate nan genre to caller heights.”

In 2022, Schneider and India’s Balaji Motion Pictures revealed plans for a scary slate alongside U.S. genre explanation Dark Hell.

Schneider is represented by Stuart Manashil of Novo and Ziffren Brittenham. Malkier Studios is repped by Keith Berglund of The Berglund Group. Neustaedter is repped by WME, LuberRoklin, and Conscious Hollywood; Lind by CAA; Kilmer by Gersh and Authentic Talent & Literary Management; Van Dien by Innovative Artists and LINK Entertainment and Gainey by Across nan Board Talent. Zada and Atkins are repped by Jasper Grey of The Vendetta Group. Ranum is repped by Antonio D’Intino of Circle of Confusion. Director X. is repped by WME.