Master of Horror Writers Script a ‘Bat Out of Hell’

Warren Zide, producer of the “American Pie” and “Final Destination” franchises, is partnering with Parallel Media in a $70 million production financing deal covering eight films, one of which is titled Bat Out of Hell, which was written by Drew McWeeny and Scott Swan, the duo behind the Masters of Horror episodes “Pro-Life” and “John Carpenter’s Cigarette Burns”. The projects will be co-produced through Parallel Zide as a new division of Parallel Media, backed by Russian mogul Olga Mirimskaya. The new division will produce at least two genre movies a year in the $4 million-$15 million range. No other details were given.