Fast-rising horror director Rob Savage has another spooky project planned.
British filmmaker behind Shudder’s lockdown hit host , found thriller Dashcam with Blumhouse and the upcoming Stephen King adaptation The Boogeyman for 17th Century Studios has been acquired by Vertigo Films (Britannia, Bronson, Mammals, Monsters )) TV adaptation of The Last Days of by Jack Sparks , based on Jason The novel of the same name by Jason Arnopp. Screenwriter Gabby Hull ( two weeks left, let’s hunt ) is adapting the book.
The series reunites Savage with Vertigo, releasing and directing his first film Strings three episodes of the historical drama fantasy Britannia.
follows titular pop culture journalist Jack Sparks, He’s a paranormal skeptic who’s making a documentary about the occult. No stranger to controversy, Sparks mocked the devil by mocking the exorcisms he witnessed, setting off a chain of horrific, tragic and mysterious events.
Jason is a rare treat on screen,” Savage said. A unique rendition that will give viewers a new reason to fear the dark. Gaby’s uniquely talented writing and sharp wit make him the perfect collaborator to bring this new nightmare to life, and I’m delighted to be working with batshit Vertigo Films again on this batshit horror odyssey.
Adds Arnopp: “In the depths of Devil’s Workshop, the Dream Team bells ring loud and clear,” Arnopp said. “I know Jack Sparks himself will be creative for these The rascals raised a few glasses of wine, and loudly declared that they would be proud of his terrible and tragic story.
Vertigo Films co-founder James Richardson is executive producer and head of development Nathalie Peter-Contesse oversaw development.
by Rob Savage With the helm and the Vertigo team producing, I couldn’t be more excited to help audiences navigate Jack Sparks’ hellish ride,” said Hull.
Richardson added: “Vertigo has been working with Rob since 17 – he’s a natural at creating horror! Let’s warm up Making Britannia, now insanely scary with Jack Sparks.With Rob’s unique storytelling, Gaby’s brilliant script and Jason’s phenomenal novel, we have a horror dream team to make a truly terrifying TV series . British horror can once again step into the TV spotlight.”