Russell Crowe and ‘Scream’ Writer Kevin Williamson Team Up for Supernatural Thriller

/Film | 10/11/2019 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Russell Crowe has had his brush with horror with the critical and commercial catastrophe that was The Mummy (RIP Dark Universe), and is now teaming up with Scream writer and producer Kevin Williamson to star in a very meta supernatural thriller. Crowe will star in a new movie as a troubled actor who begins to experience real-life horrors while shooting a horror film — a fun meta twist on the genre that appropriately comes from the screenwriter that created one of the most meta horror franchises ever.

Deadline reports that Crowe has teamed up with Scream writer and producer Kevin Williamson for a yet-untitled supernatural thriller under Miramax as a part of Williamson’s ongoing deal with the studio to produce more genre content. Here’s the synopsis for this original thriller:

Crowe - Actor - Horror - Film - Daughter

Crowe will play a troubled actor who begins to unravel while shooting a horror film. His estranged daughter wonders if he’s slipping back into his past addictions or if there’s something more sinister at play.

Crowe has a long and lauded career, yet it is one that has never included horror. The closest would be 2017’s The Mummy, which was a horror show in...
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