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Fantasy Island Director Jeff Wadlow Sets Shark Thriller ‘Devil’s Mouth’ With eOne, Thunder Road (Exclusive) – The Hollywood Reporter


Jeff Wadlow – Horror Director behind Blumhouse Hits the truth And Fantasy Island – new movie mode, Devil’s mouth With Entertainment One and Thunder Road Productions.

This fictional project, from writers Aja Gable and Myung Joh Wisner, follows a group of young and beautiful friends whose idyllic vacation off the coast of Mexico becomes a life-or-death quest.

The synopsis reads: “Despite a recent series of storms that have engulfed the area, Sarah, the partisan planner, is adamant that they continue their exploration of La Boca Del Diablo (The Devil’s Mouth) – an eerily complex labyrinth of deep underwater caverns. But as they cross Stunning flooded caverns and tunnels, Looming in the depths below is a silent, swift and bloodthirsty intruder – a true predator.The group’s only hope for survival is to put aside their petty differences and work together to find their way out.But until then, do they have a chance ?

Basil Iwanik and Erica Lee will co-produce the Thunder Road sign, which recently released its fourth installment John Wick franchise, currently at $419 million at the global box office.

Sierra/Affinity is handling worldwide sales of the film, making it available to first-time buyers at the 2023 Cannes Film Market.

Sierra/Affinity’s Kristen Wiegroid said, “We’re excited to collaborate with Jeff and Thunder Road to bring this joyful, heart-pounding shark movie to the screen. Our team looks forward to bringing it to a well-deserved wide audience around the world, building on the commercially successful track record of the team behind it.”

Wadlow’s other credits include feature Kick ass 2 and the series Are you afraid of the dark?. It is represented by UTA.

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