Pete Davidson to star in horror-thriller from ‘The Purge’ director


Pete Davidson is making headlines but once more — however not for his BDE or Kardashian romance.

Now, the “Saturday Night Live” star is slated to behave in a brand new horror thriller film, “The Home.”

The movie, directed by James DeMonaco of “The Purge” and Adam Canto, may also be produced by Miramax’s Bill Block and Sebastian Ok. Lemercier. Like Davidson, DeMonaco is a proud Staten Island native.

“We’re excited to be backing DeMonaco’s brilliant vision,” Block told Deadline. “James’ ‘The Purge’ horror franchise has grossed over $450 million at the worldwide box office. With his masterful storytelling abilities and Pete’s versatility as an actor, this film will put audiences everywhere on the edge of their seats.”

Pete DavidsonDavidson, maybe greatest identified for his “SNL” skits and carefree perspective, already made headlines final yr as his relationship with Kim Kardashian blossomed.Getty Images

The flick will observe Max, performed by Davidson, who works at a retirement house stuffed with residents and caretakers who’re hiding various skeletons of their closets. Max, described as “troubled,” snoops by means of the forbidden fourth ground of the ability, uncovering secrets and techniques of his personal previous, together with his childhood in foster care.

Production of “The Home” is meant to start this month, in keeping with Deadline, and would be the latest horror movie for Miramax, becoming a member of the corporate’s slew of films together with “Scream” and “Dracula.”

Pete DavidsonThe heavily-tattooed star will play the primary character within the movie, Max, who seeks to uncover secrets and techniques of a retirement house.NBCU Photo Bank through Getty Images

But this isn’t Davidson’s first stint at performing.

Other than his sketches on SNL — the place he’s amongst the youngest solid members at 28 years outdated — he started starring in movies two years in the past, starting with Judd Apatow’s “The King of Staten Island” and, later, Hulu’s “Big Time Adolescence.”

Pete DavidsonDavidson most not too long ago appeared on Miley Cyrus’ New Year’s Eve bash after showing collectively on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night present.WireImage

The Staten Island native additionally made headlines in 2021 for being romantically linked to Kim Kardashian (which shocked followers, however not Martha Stewart, who thinks he’s “cute”).

Meanwhile, rumors circulated this month that he could be the next 2022 Oscars host.

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