Deadline can confirm that Lionsgate acquired Breeders, a upcoming horror movie that stars Olivia Cooke (Slow Horses), Deadline can confirm.
The studio is keeping the film’s logline under wraps. Hyperobject Industries will produce the film’s logline. Kelsey Bollig, a veteran horror helmer, will be her feature debut. Todd Schulman and Adam McKay will produce. Brian Steele wrote the script, which was based on his and McKay’s original idea. Scott O’Brien bright the project to Lionsgate and will oversee it for the studio with Brady Fujikawa.
Cooke can currently be seen on Apple TV+’s spy series Slow Horses with Gary Oldman and will next be seen on HBO’s Game of Thrones prequel series, House of the Dragon.
Shorts previously directed by Bollig which have garnered awards and critical acclaim on the festival circuit include Asking for a Friend, The Fourth Wall and Kickstart My Heart.
Cooke is represented at The Artists Partnership in The UK, Grandview and Hansen Jacobson and Teller; Bollig, by CAA Grandview and Yorn Levine and Barnes; Steele, by Hansen Jacobson and Teller; McKay, by WME, Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole