The Dead Thing: Blu Hunt stars in a neorealist version of The Invisible Man

At one point there was hype for The New Mutantsthe film that was promoted as a horror feature in the X but franchise… but unfortunately things didn’t end up going very well for that project. Hopefully it will all work out better for the new genre film The New Mutants starring Blu Hunt stars in: The dead thingwhich is described as being “a neo-realist take on a Invisible man history”.

According to Deadline, The dead thing will see Hunt take on the role of one

young woman who, lost in a series of meaningless liaisons, falls in love with a sensitive and charismatic man who she quickly discovers harbors a dark secret that turns their affair into a twisted obsession.

Hunt is joined by John Karna (Lady Bird) and Katherine Hughes (Me and Earl and the dying girl), with Ben Smith-Petersen (Mad Max: Fury Road) as the charismatic man with a dark secret.

Production has already started The dead thing, which was directed by first-time filmmaker Elric Kane, who also wrote the screenplay with Webb Wilcoxen. Monte Yazzie and Matt Mercer produced the film, with Lovely director Rebekah McKendry executive producer.

In addition to being a “neo-realist take on The invisible man“, The dead thing is also described as being “a modern urban legend for the online dating era”.

The movie sounds interesting to me, so I’m looking forward to seeing how it turns out. do The dead thing Sound like something you might be interested in checking out? Share your thoughts on this one by leaving a comment below.

I was one of those people who was hyped to watch The New Mutants at one point, but now it’s been out for a while and I still haven’t gotten around to watching it. One of those days…

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