David Benioff and D.B. Game of Thrones Weiss Will Make Lovecraft Horror Thriller
After losing their Star Wars trilogy earlier this year, Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss found his next project in the form of an untitled horror thriller based on the graphic novel Vertigo Lovecraft, according to Deadline.
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The film, which is being scripted by Phil Hay (Destroyer) and Matt Manfredi (Ride Along 2), keeps the plot details close, but sources report that the story will ask the question: “What if H.P.P. Was Lovecraft telling the truth all the time through his works and were all the monsters he created really real? Although the exact plot may be secret for now, it has been revealed that the film will be set in 1920 in the Chthulu myths.
Benioff and Weiss have been eyeing an adaptation of the movie for years and are talking to Warner Bros. bosses. Courtenay Valenti and Toby Emmerich to take off, with the busy duo focused on bringing the highly acclaimed Georg RR Martin fantasy novel Game of Thrones series to life on HBO's small screen. The two also signed a major creative deal for film and TV projects for Netflix in August following the conclusion of the HBO series, which triggered their departure from the Star Wars universe, as their work for the streaming service made them quit production. . trilogy they should develop for the Lucasfilm brand.
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Hay and Manfredi wrote together about various problems, two of which were led by former Karyn Kusama's wife, The Invitation and Destroyer. The 51-year-old director is expected to produce the film alongside Warner Bros.