The Realm, a subsidiary of BRON, and Tim and Trevor White’s Star Thrower Entertainment announced today that Golden Globe and Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick (The Possession, The Edge of Seventeen, “The Closer”) and Jeffrey Donovan (Shot Caller, LBJ) will be joining Bill Skarsgård (who starred as Pennywise in It) and Maika Monroe (It Follows, The Guest) in the darkly comedic thriller Villains, which Dan Berk and Robert Olsen will direct, Bloody Disgusting learned.
The pic follows a pair of amateur criminals who, after breaking into a suburban home, stumble upon a dark secret and two sadistic homeowners who will do anything to keep it from getting out.
Written by Berk and Olsen, the Villains script was on the 2016 Black List.
Tim and Trevor White are producing for Star Thrower, along with production head Allan Mandelbaum, and Garrick Dion is producing for The Realm. BRON’s Aaron L. Gilbert and Creative Wealth Media’s Jason Cloth are executive producers. Rick Rickertsen and Mary Solomon are co-producing. Endeavor Content is representing North American rights.
Berk and Olsen previously wrote, produced and directed Body for Oscilloscope Laboratories, and directed The Stakelander, a sequel to Jim Mickle’s Stake Land.