Production Begins on New Stephen King Film for Hulu

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By Maureen Buccellato  Feb 22, 2022 01:31 PM EST
Production Begins on New Stephen King Film for Hulu

Production has begun this week in New Orleans on 20th Century Studios' original movie "The Boogeyman," directed by Rob Savage ("Host") and based on a short story by Stephen King. 

The horror/thriller film follows the story of a 16-year old and her younger sister, still reeling from the death of their mother, who are targeted by a supernatural boogeyman after their father, a psychologist, has an encounter with a desperate patient in their house. 

The cast includes Chris Messina ("Sharp Objects"), Sophie Thatcher ("Yellowjackets"), Vivien Lyra Blair ("Bird Box"), David Dastmalchian ("The Suicide Squad"), Marin Ireland ("The Last Man") and Madison Hu ("Voyagers"). 

21 Laps' Shawn Levy, Dan Levine and Dan Cohen will produce alongside executive producers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods ("A Quiet Place") and Emily Morris

"The Boogeyman" will stream in 2023 exclusively as an Original film on Disney's direct-to-consumer platforms, on Hulu in the U.S., Star+ in Latin America and Disney+ under the Star banner in all other territories.

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