Primate: Troy Kotsur to star in horror movie from 47 Meters Down director Johannes Roberts

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CODA Oscar winner Troy Kotsur has signed on to star in Primate, the most recent horror movie from 47 Meters Down director Johannes Roberts

Initially of final yr, former DC Movies boss Walter Hamada signed a first-look take care of Paramount Footage, the thought being that he would turn into, as Deadline put it, “the architect of Paramount’s mainstream horror genre pod, with the mission to release several low- to mid-budget films per year across theatrical and streaming.” Now Deadline has an replace on Hamada’s horror-minded efforts at Paramount, as they’re reporting that the studio has given the greenlight to the Hamada-produced horror movie Primate, which has Oscar-winner Troy Kotsur connected to star.

Kotsur gained an Academy Award for Finest Supporting Actor for his efficiency within the movie CODA, turning into the primary deaf male actor and solely the second deaf actor general to win an Oscar. (The opposite being his CODA co-star Marlee Matlin, who took residence the gold for her position in Kids of a Lesser God.) Kotsur’s different credit embrace Wild Prairie Rose, No Abnormal Hero, Common Indicators, The Quantity 23, and episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Mandalorian, Prison Minds, Scrubs, and CSI: NY, amongst others.

On the helm of Primate is style common Johannes Roberts, who has beforehand directed Hellbreeder, Darkhunters, Forest of the Damned, F, Roadkill, Storage 24, The Different Facet of the Door, 47 Meters Down, The Strangers: Prey at Night time, 47 Meters Down: Uncaged, and Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon Metropolis. He additionally contributed a section to the horror anthology V/H/S/99.

Roberts has written the screenplay together with his frequent collaborator Ernest Riera… however plot particulars are presently being stored below wraps. So, for now, we will solely picture what a Johannes Roberts horror film that’s known as Primate and has Troy Kotsur within the lead is likely to be about. Is Roberts transferring on from shark thrills to monkey thrills? We’ll have to attend and discover out.

It was just lately introduced {that a} third film within the 47 Meters Down franchise, 47 Meters Down: The Wreck, is coming our approach. Roberts and Riera wrote the screenplay, however Roberts has handed directing duties on that one over to My Bloody Valentine 3D director Patrick Lussier.

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