What’s David Robert Mitchell been as much as recently? Nicely, since “Underneath The Silver Lake,” not a lot, however that’s about to alter. Deadline stories that Mitchell has his subsequent undertaking lined up at Warner Bros., and the director is teaming up with Anne Hathaway and the Unhealthy Robotic crew for a brand new thriller undertaking.
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So what’s the news on this one? Nicely, Deadlines calls it a “thrill trip,” and Mitchell plans to shoot the flick on IMAX, so count on this to be a bit of totally different from “Silver Lake” or “It Follows.” Mitchell pens the movie’s authentic script and can co-produce alongside J.J. Abrams and Hannah Minghella at Unhealthy Robotic and Matt Jackson at Jackson Footage. As for govt producers, Jake Weiner and Chris Bender achieve this by means of Good Worry Content material.
Contemporary off one other nice flip in James Grey‘s “Armageddon Time,” Hathaway wowed Sundance audiences in “Eileen.” William Oldroyd‘s thriller additionally stars Thomasin McKenzie however doesn’t have an official theatrical launch but. Different upcoming tasks for Hathway embrace Rebecca Miller‘s “She Got here To Me” with Peter Dinklage and Marisa Tomei, which simply had its premiere on the Berlinale final month. Additionally upcoming: Michael Showalter‘s romantic comedy “The Concept Of You” from Prime Video and one other thriller, Benoît Delhomme‘s “Intuition.”
As for Mitchell, he’s been quiet since “Silver Lake” premiered in competitors on the Cannes Movie Pageant in 2018. The conspiratorial neo-noir with Andrew Garfield received a delayed theatrical launch in April 2019 and acquired blended critiques from critics, though it has its defenders. Whereas “Silver Lake” made simply over $2 million on the field workplace, his 2016 breakout, “It Follows,” made 17x its finances: a $23.3 gross off of $1.3 million. Mitchell first made waves in 2010 at SXSW together with his characteristic debut, “The Fantasy Of The American Sleepover.”
Mitchell’s new thriller undertaking with Hathaway joins many different intriguing upcoming issues affiliated with Unhealthy Robotic. These embrace Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “Superman” script, a supernatural Western from Jason Bateman known as “The Pinkerton,” an animated movie primarily based on Dr. Seuss’ “All The Locations You’ll Go” from John M. Chu, and a live-action “Scorching Wheels” film from Mattel. Will all of those really enter manufacturing? Given Unhealthy Robotic’s penchant for failed tasks, who is aware of? However count on Mitchell’s subsequent movie to maneuver into manufacturing quick.