Short helmer Clark Baker directing; 'Grudge' scribe Susco to write
Chapman University grads Matt and Ross Duffer, who wrote and directed WB’s upcoming thriller “Hidden” starring Alexander Skarsgard and Andrea Riseborough. “Vessel” was favorably reviewed earlier this year by influential websites such as Ain’t It Cool News, SlashFilm, Shock Till You Drop, Film School Rejects and Film Threat. Susco worked with Baker to develop the take for the feature adaptation. In addition to the two “Grudge” movies, Susco wrote Lionsgate’s upcoming “Texas Chainsaw 3D” and he recently co-produced Lionsgate’s hit horror pic “The Possession.” He’s repped by Verve and attorney Alan Hergott. Baker has produced several TV shows for Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim’s Absolutely Prods., including “The Eric Andre Show,” “Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule” and “Jon Benjamin Has a Van.” He also produced the sci-fi web series “The 117” for Justin Lin’s YouTube channel YOMYOMF. He’s repped by Nick Fariabi and Jesse Silver of Mindframe Films as well as APA and attorney Lawrence Kopeikin.