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NBC Universal Orders Pilot for Dia De Los Muertos Thriller ‘Run for Your Life’

Jason Blum is on board to exec produce “Run for Your Life” for NBCUniversal’s Entertainment Networks Group, reports Variety, set to be a supernatural thriller centered on the last night of Dia de Los Muertos (aka Day of the Dead).

In the potential series, “A grieving detective is thrust into a deadly game to bring someone back from the dead.”

Josh Segarra is set to star as Julian Silva alongside Andrew Jacobs as Victor Macias, Carlos Leal as Yellow Skull, Danube Hermosillo as Lia Macias, Angela Alvarado as Elena Macias, Jennifer Landon as Detective Rachel Spokes, Kadeem Hardison as Captain Gilbert “Gil” Barnes, and Fernanda Andrade as Mariana Silva.

If the pilot ends up being developed into a series, it would air on either Syfy or USA.

Chris Cullari and Jennifer Raite wrote the pilot and will serve as co-executive producers. Patricia Riggen will direct and co-executive produce the pilot. Blum, Jeremy Gold, Marci Wiseman and Jessica Rhoades will serve as executive producers for Blumhouse, with Lee Metzger also producing.



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  • Meisha’s Taint

    You had me at Blum

  • Interesting, we’ll see how they pull this out

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