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Scare Creator Philip Fracassi Story Optioned For Feature Movie Debut

Hot alarm writer Philip Fracassi’s rapid account, Dying, My Aged Friend, has been optioned by director Christopher Riggert for his fair directing debut. Terms weren’t disclosed.

In Fracassi’s rapid account, a boy sparks an no longer likely relationship with the personification of Dying. As they was older, and Dying begins taking those closest to him, he is forced to demand the awful nature of their friendship.

Fracassi is the author of the award-worthwhile account series, Gaze the Void, and his most up-to-date series, Under a Pale Sky, used to be no longer too long within the past nominated for a Bram Stroker award. His upcoming novels comprise A Miniature one Alone with Strangers (Skyhorse) and Gothic (Cemetery Dance).

He no longer too long within the past closed a two-e book, six-figure care for Tor Nightfire, an tag of Macmillan, the first originate of which often is the unconventional Boys within the Valley (Summer season 2023). 

As a screenwriter, Fracassi’s films had been disbursed by Lifetime Movie Network and Disney Entertainment. He has quite a bit of reports currently below likelihood by well-known production companies, as well to a fundamental studio. Fracassi will adapt “Dying, My Aged Friend.” Blackstone will post the account in an upcoming series.

Riggert has beforehand directed quite a bit of selling campaigns, alongside side Neat Bowl commercials, alongside side spots for Apple, Vodafone, and Dodge.

Jib Polhemus of source | administration + production will invent, alongside with Brendan Deneen and Josh Stanton of Blackstone Publishing.

“I’ve been taking a look for a fair mission for some years now and I finally stumbled all over a account that deeply resonated with me, a in actual fact exciting text stuffed with emotional vitality,” acknowledged Riggert.

Polhemus no longer too long within the past produced Taurus, starring Colson Baker, aka Machine Gun Kelly, Maddie Hasson, Ruby Rose, Walk McNairy, Lil Tjay and Naomi Wild, directed by Tim Sutton. Taurus premiered at the 2022 Berlinale, Tribeca Movie Festival and is currently at the Karlovy Fluctuate Movie Festival.

He additionally produced Fair Mourning starring Baker, Mod Sun, Whitney Cummings, Trippie Redd, Dove Cameron, Becky G and Megan Fox. Fair Mourning is being disbursed by Open Toll road and Cedar Park, and opened in theaters this past May perchance per chance perchance also.

Polhemus’s subsequent is Stowaway, starring Ruby Rose, Patrick Schwarzenegger, and Frank Grillo, directed by Declan Whitebloom.

Riggert and Polhemus are represented by Frank DeMartini, Esq. 

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