Ethan Hawke Boards Blumhouse Feature ‘The Black Phone’ – Deadline


Ethan Hawke joining Blumhouse’s upcoming feature Black phone, Redoing the actor’s ninth remake with producer Jason Blum.

Hawke joins Jeremy Davis, whom we first told you about in the Scott Derrickson-directed film, which will be distributed via Universal. Will roll on cameras The black phone The following month in North Carolina. The plot is being wrapped up. Derrickson and frequent collaborators c. Robert Cargill adapted the screenplay based on Joe Hill’s short story.

More recently, Hawk starred in Blumhouse’s Showtime series The Good Lord Bird, Which overtook the actor’s TV debut. Hawk also executive produced and co-wrote the series based on James McBride’s National Book Award-winning novel. The seven-part limited series is the story of abolitionist John Brown, played by Hawke. The series was recently recognized by the American Film Institute (AFI) as one of the best television programs of the year.

Upcoming, Ethan will star in Robert Egger’s film alongside Nicole Kidman and Alexander Skarsgard Respondent Also Abel Ferrara’s upcoming film is Zero and forest. Hawk received an Oscar supporting actor nomination Boyhood And training Day And screenplays adapted for Oscar before sunset And before midnight.

Derrickson, Cargill and Jason Blum are producing the film for Blumhouse. Universal and Blumhouse will introduce crooked highway production. Joe Hill is an executive producer.

Hawk is represented by CAA, MGMT Entertainment, George Sheeshang and ID Public Relations.

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