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Ben Wheatley Horror Film In the Earth Wraps Production

NEON today announced that Ben Wheatley (Rebecca, Free Fire, High-Rise) has written and directed the horror film In the Earth, starring Joel Fry (Yesterday, Game of Thrones), Ellora Torchia (The Split, Midsommar), Hayley Squires (I, Daniel Blake), and BAFTA Award winner Reece Shearsmith (Inside No. 9, Psychoville). Andy Starke produced for Wheatley and Starke’s Rook …

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The Meg 2 to Be Directed by Ben Wheatley

Warner Bros. Pictures has hired filmmaker Ben Wheatley to direct The Meg 2, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Wheatley’s Rebecca, starring Lily James, Armie Hammer and Kristin Scott Thomas, just debuted on Netflix two days ago. Ben Wheatley’s credits include the psychological horror films Kill List and A Field in England, as well as the …

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Lily James, Armie Hammer and Ben Wheatley Talk About Rebecca

Vital Thrills recently attended the virtual AFI Q&A for the Netflix adaptation of Rebecca. The thriller stars Lily James, Armie Hammer, and Kristin Scott Thomas and is based on the 1938 novel by Daphne du Maurier. (Check out our review here.) Attending the event were director Ben Wheatley, along with stars Lily James and Armie …

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Rebecca Photos Featuring Lily James, Armie Hammer and Kristin Scott Thomas

Netflix has released the first Rebecca photos, which preview the upcoming thriller starring Lily James, Armie Hammer, and Kristin Scott Thomas. Directed by Ben Wheatley (High Rise, Free Fire), the film will launch on the streaming service on October 21. Produced by Working Title Films (Emma, Darkest Hour), Rebecca is a mesmerising and gorgeously rendered …

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Ben Wheatley to Direct the Tomb Raider Sequel

Ben Wheatley will direct MGM’s upcoming Tomb Raider sequel, according to Deadline. The sequel is coming to theaters on March 19, 2021. Amy Jump is writing the sequel, which will again star Alicia Vikander as Lara Croft. Production on the sequel will begin early next year. Wheatley is currently in post-production on Rebecca for Working Title …

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Ben Wheatley’s Zombie Satire Generation Z Coming to Channel 4

Channel 4 has commissioned Generation Z, a new series written and directed by Ben Wheatley (upcoming Rebecca, Free Fire) which sees rapacious baby boomers and disaffected teenagers at each other’s throats… this time quite literally. In Generation Z, Ben Wheatley brings his trademark pitch-black humor and biting satire to Channel 4. Produced by The Forge, this …

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Lily James and Armie Hammer to Star in Ben Wheatley’s Rebecca

Acclaimed British director Ben Wheatley (Kill List, High Rise) has signed on to direct a new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s classic, romantic, gothic thriller Rebecca, written by screenwriter Jane Goldman (Kingsman series, X-Men: First Class). Lily James and Armie Hammer will star in the Working Title Films and Netflix project. The movie tells the story of a newly-married young …

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