‘Guest’ is next for ‘You’re Next’ team

HanWay brings action thriller to EFM

LONDON

The creative team behind upcoming horror “You’re Next” is set to reunite for action thriller “The Guest.”

Producers Keith Calder and Jessica Wu of Snoot Entertainment will reteam with helmer Adam Wingard and scripter Simon Barrett on the new project, which is set to lense in the Western U.S. from May.

HanWay Films will handle international sales on “The Guest” having previous sold-out on “You’re Next,” which debuted in the Midnight Madness section at Toronto fest in 2011. Lionsgate is set to release that film in the U.S. and U.K. in August.

“The Guest” tells the story of a soldier taken in to the home of the family of a fallen comrade, who becomes a threat to those around him when they discover dangerous secrets in his past.

Wingard and Barrett are developing “Dead Spy Running” for Warner Bros. Barrett will also serve as a producer on “The Guest.”

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