You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Darclight nabs Myrick pic

'Blair Witch' co-helmer recently wrapped 'Solstice'

CANNES — Arclight Films’ genre arm Darclight has inked a deal to rep world rights to Daniel Myrick’s upcoming supernatural horror pic “The Objective.”

Pic follows a special ops team carrying out a mission in Afghanistan that finds itself lost in a Bermuda Triangle-type vortex of ancient evil.

Writer-helmer Myrick was a co-helmer of the horror hit “The Blair Witch Project.” He recently wrapped his latest pic, “Solstice,” for Endgame Entertainment.

Darclight will co-finance “Objective” with JAZ Films’ Jeremy Wall and Zev Guber. Wall and Guber will produce the pic, which is skedded to go into production in September.

“(Myrick’s) approach to filmmaking is truly unique and we look forward to a long-term relationship with him and (JAZ),” said Hamilton.

Darclight’s credits include “Wolf Creek,” as well as Fox’s upcoming “Perfect Capture” and “Trapped Ashes,” which is screening in Cannes.

JAZ’s slate includes the Tupac Shakur-penned “Live 2 Tell” and the hip hop comedy “Racoonz.”

More Film

  • Elizabeth McIntyreCEO & Festival Director of

    Sheffield Doc/Fest Director Elizabeth McIntyre to Exit

    CANNES — Arclight Films’ genre arm Darclight has inked a deal to rep world rights to Daniel Myrick’s upcoming supernatural horror pic “The Objective.” Pic follows a special ops team carrying out a mission in Afghanistan that finds itself lost in a Bermuda Triangle-type vortex of ancient evil. Writer-helmer Myrick was a co-helmer of the […]

  • 26 Movies in the Pipeline from

    26 Movies in the Pipeline from Indonesia for Wattpad and Iflix

    CANNES — Arclight Films’ genre arm Darclight has inked a deal to rep world rights to Daniel Myrick’s upcoming supernatural horror pic “The Objective.” Pic follows a special ops team carrying out a mission in Afghanistan that finds itself lost in a Bermuda Triangle-type vortex of ancient evil. Writer-helmer Myrick was a co-helmer of the […]

  • Keda (Kodi Smit-McPhee) with Alpha in

    Film Review: 'Alpha'

    CANNES — Arclight Films’ genre arm Darclight has inked a deal to rep world rights to Daniel Myrick’s upcoming supernatural horror pic “The Objective.” Pic follows a special ops team carrying out a mission in Afghanistan that finds itself lost in a Bermuda Triangle-type vortex of ancient evil. Writer-helmer Myrick was a co-helmer of the […]

  • The Meg

    ‘Alpha,’ ‘The Meg’ Top Studios’ TV Ad Spending

    CANNES — Arclight Films’ genre arm Darclight has inked a deal to rep world rights to Daniel Myrick’s upcoming supernatural horror pic “The Objective.” Pic follows a special ops team carrying out a mission in Afghanistan that finds itself lost in a Bermuda Triangle-type vortex of ancient evil. Writer-helmer Myrick was a co-helmer of the […]

  • Fallout, Mamma Mia, Incredibles

    Summer Box Office Report Card: Grading Popcorn Season by Studio

    CANNES — Arclight Films’ genre arm Darclight has inked a deal to rep world rights to Daniel Myrick’s upcoming supernatural horror pic “The Objective.” Pic follows a special ops team carrying out a mission in Afghanistan that finds itself lost in a Bermuda Triangle-type vortex of ancient evil. Writer-helmer Myrick was a co-helmer of the […]

  • Conjuring 2 The Nun

    YouTube Removes 'The Nun' Ad After Jump-Scare Complaints

    CANNES — Arclight Films’ genre arm Darclight has inked a deal to rep world rights to Daniel Myrick’s upcoming supernatural horror pic “The Objective.” Pic follows a special ops team carrying out a mission in Afghanistan that finds itself lost in a Bermuda Triangle-type vortex of ancient evil. Writer-helmer Myrick was a co-helmer of the […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content