Darkness Falls Director gets ready for next Horror Film


Jonathan Liebesman is set to helm New Line's "Dead Asleep". Penned by Carter Blanchard, the story centers on a small town that becomes infested with a species of killer bugs that come out at night. They burrow inside their victims' bodies, killing people from the inside. It's described as a realistic horror tale in the vein of "28 Days Later" and "The Hot Zone."

Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson of ContraFilm will produce with Aaron Kaplan and Sean Perrone serving as executive producers. At the studio, Richard Brenner, Cale Boyter and Magnus Kim are overseeing. Liebesman is repped by Principato-Young Entertainment, CAA and attorney Karl Austen at Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum & Morris. He's also attached to direct "Mile Zero" at Phoenix Pictures.

Source: Hollywood Reporter

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