×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Fantastic, MPI in ‘Stitches’ deal

Fantastic Films and MPI Media Group along with the Irish Film Board have come onboard horror comedy “Stitches,” directed by Conor McMahon.

Deal was announced Tuesday at the American Film Market.

McMahon is the writer-director of “Disturbed,” “Dead Meat” and the TV series “Zombie Bashers.”

Principal photography will begin late this year in Ireland. The cast includes Ross Noble and Tommy Knight of “Doctor Who” and “The Sarah Jane Adventures.”

The film is being produced with some financing from the Irish Film Board.

Story centers on Richard “Stitches” Grindle, a jaded kids’ birthday clown. He falls victim to a fatal party mishap at the hands of a group of nasty children. Years later, the group of now teenagers attend a party at which Stitches is the uninvited guest of honor, returning to avenge his untimely death.

MPI Media Group’s recent productions include “The Innkeepers,” “Stake Land,” “Hatchet 2” and “The House of the Devil.”

More Film

  • Cassandra Butcher Joins Bron Studios as

    Fox Searchlight Executive Cassandra Butcher Joins Bron Studios as Chief Marketing Officer

    Fantastic Films and MPI Media Group along with the Irish Film Board have come onboard horror comedy “Stitches,” directed by Conor McMahon. Deal was announced Tuesday at the American Film Market. McMahon is the writer-director of “Disturbed,” “Dead Meat” and the TV series “Zombie Bashers.” Principal photography will begin late this year in Ireland. The […]

  • greenbook BTS Peter Farrelly

    'Green Book' Director Peter Farrelly on His Production Crew's Drive for Authenticity

    Fantastic Films and MPI Media Group along with the Irish Film Board have come onboard horror comedy “Stitches,” directed by Conor McMahon. Deal was announced Tuesday at the American Film Market. McMahon is the writer-director of “Disturbed,” “Dead Meat” and the TV series “Zombie Bashers.” Principal photography will begin late this year in Ireland. The […]

  • Aretha Franklin performs at pre-inaugural festivities,

    Aretha Franklin Documentary 'Amazing Grace': Helping Her 'Family to Heal and Move on'

    Fantastic Films and MPI Media Group along with the Irish Film Board have come onboard horror comedy “Stitches,” directed by Conor McMahon. Deal was announced Tuesday at the American Film Market. McMahon is the writer-director of “Disturbed,” “Dead Meat” and the TV series “Zombie Bashers.” Principal photography will begin late this year in Ireland. The […]

  • Scott Budnick

    Scott Budnick’s One Community Aims to Make a Difference With Activist Content

    Fantastic Films and MPI Media Group along with the Irish Film Board have come onboard horror comedy “Stitches,” directed by Conor McMahon. Deal was announced Tuesday at the American Film Market. McMahon is the writer-director of “Disturbed,” “Dead Meat” and the TV series “Zombie Bashers.” Principal photography will begin late this year in Ireland. The […]

  • The Quiet Place BTS John Krasinski

    Unexpected Hopefuls Enliven This Year's Oscar Race for Director Gold

    Fantastic Films and MPI Media Group along with the Irish Film Board have come onboard horror comedy “Stitches,” directed by Conor McMahon. Deal was announced Tuesday at the American Film Market. McMahon is the writer-director of “Disturbed,” “Dead Meat” and the TV series “Zombie Bashers.” Principal photography will begin late this year in Ireland. The […]

  • Writer of Ennio Morricone Story Made

    Writer of Ennio Morricone Story Criticizing Tarantino Made 'Terrible Mistakes,' Playboy Says

    Fantastic Films and MPI Media Group along with the Irish Film Board have come onboard horror comedy “Stitches,” directed by Conor McMahon. Deal was announced Tuesday at the American Film Market. McMahon is the writer-director of “Disturbed,” “Dead Meat” and the TV series “Zombie Bashers.” Principal photography will begin late this year in Ireland. The […]

  • Matthew LibatiqueAmerican Society of Cinematographers Awards,

    'A Star Is Born' Cinematographer Matthew Libatique Arrested for Assault

    Fantastic Films and MPI Media Group along with the Irish Film Board have come onboard horror comedy “Stitches,” directed by Conor McMahon. Deal was announced Tuesday at the American Film Market. McMahon is the writer-director of “Disturbed,” “Dead Meat” and the TV series “Zombie Bashers.” Principal photography will begin late this year in Ireland. The […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content