Unique: deadline has learned Sorry to bother you̵6;S Jermaine Fowler is inserted in Famous Entertainment remake of 1978 horror film, faces of death,
Fowler joins Barbie Ferreira, Dacre Montgomery, Josie Totah and Charli XCX on set in Louisiana on the Daniel Goldhaber-directed film.
The legend version of the picture is written by Isa Mazei and Goldhaber.
Filmmaker John Allen Schwartz’s original film was an early example of a viral video. Although it was staged and fictional, many people thought it was real and it was often rented under the counter by Big Brother at video stores. The film advertised itself as “banned in 52 countries”, although that was only propaganda.
Mazzei and Goldhaber’s version brings the original movie’s video into the digital age.
,faces of deathwas one of the first viral videotapes, and we are very fortunate to be able to use it as a starting point for this exploration of cycles of violence and the way they perpetuate themselves online,” said Mazi. And Goldhaber said.
Angry Films’ Don Murphy and Susan Montford are producing with Divide/Conquer’s Adam Hendricks and Greg Gilreath. Mazzei and Rick Benattar are executive producers and Cory Kaplan and Derek Bishé are co-producers.
Mazzei and Goldhaber had previously collaborated how to blow up a pipeline, which Neon acquired at last year’s TIFF. It was directed by Goldhaber and produced by the pair; CAM in 2018, which was well received by critics gathering a 93% Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
Fowler will next be seen in the feature Tim Story, the blacking, Which will play at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival. The actor will also be seen in this year retreat on FX with Emma Corrin and Clive Owen. He also starred in the Duplass Brother’s comedy, drop, as well as 2 Coming To America With Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall as Lavelle. Fowler starred alongside Lakeith Stanfield in the cult picture Boots Riley, Sorry to bother you, where he portrayed “Salvador” alongside Terry Crews, Omari Hardwick, Tessa Thompson and Danny Glover. Produced by Forest Whitaker, the film made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2018. In 2017, Fowler starred in and executive produced the CBS comedy Superior Donuts, Created by Bob Daly, Garrett Donovan and Neil Goldman, the series centers around an old-school donut shop owner Arthur, his adventurous young employee and aspiring artist, Franco, and their friends and patrons, who navigate the changing culturally mixed interior of Keeps the shop running. Downtown Chicago neighborhood. Fowler starred in the series alongside Emmy Award winners Judd Hirsch, David Koechner, Maj Jobrani and Katey Segal.
Fowler has been replaced by UTA, Entertainment 360 and Yorn Levin.