The Conjuring writers join Vikram Bhatt’s next as screenplay consultants


American author duo Carey and Chad Hayes, who’ve labored on horror movies like The Conjuring and House of Wax, are set to seek the advice of on the screenplay of director Vikram Bhatt’s next function movie.

Titled The Cello, the horror movie is predicated on a narrative by Saudi poet-songwriter Turki Al-Sheikh, who goes by the pen identify Rozam.

According to Carey and Chad Hayes, they’ve had a number of alternatives to work with the perfect creators in Hollywood after the huge success of the 2013 James Wan directorial The Conjuring and they’re now wanting ahead to increasing “globally” with The Cello.

“Filmmaking is a collaborative process, and to work with the best is an honour. We are excited about The Cello, as it not only ‘plays’ up to everything we love about these type of movies, but also promises a mind-blowing story with scares that will chill even the bravest to the bone,” the brothers mentioned in a press release.

The duo described Al-Sheikh and Bhatt as “incredibly creative and talented individuals”, who attempt to make scary films with coronary heart and soul.

Bhatt, identified for helming movies like Raaz and 1920, mentioned he bonded with Al-Sheikh over their love for horror thrillers and determined to join fingers for this challenge.

“While Carey Hayes and Chad Hayes will be consulting on the screenplay based on a story written by Turki Al-Sheikh, I will be directing it. We plan to shoot a big portion of the film in Saudi Arabia. I am particularly excited to explore the virgin location of Al Ula,” the filmmaker mentioned.

Backed by Rozam, The Cello is slated to be launched later this yr.


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