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Momentum Pictures Nabs Rights To ‘Dashcam’ Thriller From Blumhouse & ‘Host’ Director Rob Savage

Momentum Footage has got North American and UK rights to Blumhouse Productions’ thriller Dashcam from director Rob Savage, who broke out in 2020 with his pandemic terror characteristic, Host. The Entertainment One firm plans to free up it in theaters this summer.

Dashcam follows an abrasive musician’s (Annie Hardy) night, by her livestream, as it takes a unhealthy turn when she has the same opinion to wait on transport a frail elderly girl out of city.

 The movie premiered at the 2021 Toronto Film Competition, the keep it changed into as soon as named runner-up for the Hour of darkness Madness Folks’s Choice Award, then occurring to cloak at BFI London and the terror competition Sitges. Savage, Gemma Hurley and Jed Shepherd penned the script, with Savage producing alongside Jason Blum and Douglas Cox, and Hurley, Shepherd and Ryan Turek exec producing. Amar Chadha-Patel (Disney ’s Willow) and newcomer Angela Enahoro rounded out the forged.

Blumhouse has tapped frequent collaborator Andrew Herwitz, who serves as President of The Film Gross sales Company, to manage with global gross sales for all other territories, after their most up-to-date successful work together on the titles Bloodline, Mercy Dark and Thriller. The firm’s birth of world gross sales changed into as soon as region to coincide with the commencement of this year’s virtual EFM.

“Rob’s DASHCAM is a crawl and no longer for the faint of coronary heart – upsetting, intense, kinetic,” talked about Blumhouse’s founder and CEO Jason Blum, “like an unpredictable roadtrip with your most maddening buddy.”

“I am, to utilize the parlance of our movie, SO M*THERF*CKING EXCITED to be working with Momentum Footage and Blumhouse on the free up of DASHCAM,” talked about Savage. “I’m in a position to’t now stay conscious for audiences to gaze the madness we’ve concocted.”

“We’re contented to piece this thrilling original mission with North American and U.Okay audiences,” added Momentum Footage’ EVP of Global Home Entertainment, Ian Goggins. “Rob is a amazing filmmaker, and we are thrilled to be partnering with him and your total Blumhouse team on this movie which has already obtained obvious reactions and buzz from competition audiences.”

Blumhouse is a multimedia firm centered primarily on model fare that has produced more than 150 movies and tv sequence with theatrical grosses exceeding $4.8 billion. The firm has backed franchises alongside side Halloween, Paranormal Assignment and The Purge, alongside with such movies as The Invisible Man from director Leigh Whannell; Glass, The Traipse to and Split from M. Night time Shyamalan; Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman; and Jordan Peele’s Get Out, amongst others. Its projects on the television facet embody the anthology sequence Welcome to the Blumhouse for Amazon, The Thing About Pam, starring two-time Academy Award winner Renée Zellweger, for NBC; The Distress of Dolores Roach, starring Justina Machado, for Amazon; The Real Lord Chook, starring Academy Award nominee Ethan Hawke, for Showtime; The Jinx and Appealing Objects for HBO; and a slate of terror-thriller movies for Epix.

Momentum Footage negotiated the Dashcam take care of Deborah McIntosh and Will Maxfield at WME. Savage is represented by Goal Skills Neighborhood in the UK, Exile Entertainment, WME & Jackoway Austen Tyerman.

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