EXCLUSIVE: We hear that Sony is in early growth on Thread, which Jeremy Slater, the pinnacle scribe of the upcoming Disney+/Marvel collection Moon Knight, will write and direct.
Atomic Monster is producing with James Wan and Michael Clear (Malignant, Salem’s Lot) with Judson Scott and Melissa Russell serving as Executive Producers.
The story is being stored secret, although we hear Thread is billed as Back to The Future meets Aliens.
Moon Knight, which stars Oscar Isaac, is predicted to debut on Disney+ this 12 months. Isaac performs a former U.S. marine, combating dissociative id dysfunction, who’s granted the powers of an Egyptian moon god. But he quickly finds out that these newfound powers will be each a blessing and a curse to his troubled life. Slater additionally created the critically-acclaimed collection The Exorcist on FOX and The Umbrella Academy for Netflix.
Atomic Monster is behind New Line’s highest grossing horror franchise The Conjuring and likewise produced Malignant this previous 12 months in addition to There’s Someone Inside Your House. Upcoming for the corporate is M3GAN, starring Allison Williams, Violet McGraw, and Ronny Chieng, and Stephen King’s Salem’s Lot, starring Lewis Pullman, Alfre Woodard, and Bill Camp; in addition to Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, the latter which Wan directed and simply completed in Malibu (see under).
Slater is represented by UTA, Kaplan-Perrone and Jeff Frankel at McKuin, Frankel Whitehead LLP. Wan is represented by CAA, Stacey Testro International and Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light LLP.