01/25/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/25/2020 16:19
Netflix has acquired the global rights to His House from New Regency.
The film will premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in the Midnight section On January 27
Director/Writer: Remi Weekes
His House marks Weekes feature film directorial debut. Formerly, Weekes was a co-founder of Tell No One, a production outfit specializing in experimental short-form video content. His shorts and commercial campaigns have garnered millions of hits, won numerous awards including a Gold Lion at the Cannes Advertising Festival, and have been exhibited in prestigious galleries and film festivals worldwide such as New York's Guggenheim and London's National Gallery. Separately from Tell No One, Weekes directed his first short film Tickle Monster, commissioned by Film4 for Channel4 and which had its US Premiere at SXSW last year to rave reviews.
Writers: Felicity Evans, Toby Venables, Remi Weekes
Producers: New Regency's Arnon Milchan; Vertigo Entertainment's Roy Lee; Martin Gentles and Edward King of Starchild Pictures; Aidan Elliott; in association with BBC
Executive Producers: New Regency's Yariv Milchan, Michael Schaefer and Natalie Lehmann;BBC Films Eva Yates; Stuart Manashil and Steven Schneider
Cast: Wunmi Mosaku (FantasticBeastsAndWhereTo Find Them) and Sope Dirisu (The Huntsman: Winter's War)
Logline: After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.