Scribe penning new feature, 'Halloween' in post-prod'n
Dimension Films has struck a multipicture writing and directing deal with Sean Hood, who recently rewrote the studio’s “Halloween: Homecoming,” the eighth installment of the franchise.Pic, in post-production, stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Busta Rhymes, Tyra Banks and Sean Patrick Thomas. It’s directed by Rick Rosenthal. Hood is currently penning a project for Dimension with the working title is “Cursed,” to which Kevin Williamson is attached as producer. Andrew Rona, Dimension co-head of production, is overseeing the Williamson project. Scribe also recently wrote “Cube 2: Hypercube,” for Lions Gate Films. Pic, the sequel to the 1997 “Cube,” will be directed by “Pulp Fiction” cinematographer Andrzej Sekula. Production is scheduled to start next week. That story centers on eight strangers who awaken in a cube-shaped room and don’t know how they got there. They soon realize their survival is dependent on unlocking the secrets of the “hypercube,” which operates in the fourth dimension where the laws of physics don’t apply. Hood is also writing “Freshman Dorm” for MTV Networks that is in active development. Dimension director of development Louis Spiegler, along with director of development and production Jesse Berdinka, brought Hood to the company’s attention. Hood, repped by the Gersh Agency and Blain & Associates, also co-wrote TV show “The Darklings” with his brother, Brendan Hood.