Blumhouse and Sony Pictures’ Fantasy Island is set to open in theaters February 28, 2020, reports Deadline who also reveals that the forthcoming adaptation of the ABC long-running series from the ’80s is “horror-tinged”. Our sources tell us that the adaptation is similar to the show except that someone is killing guests of the island.
Truth or Dare’s Jeff Wadlow is directing from a script written by him and Truth or Dare co-scribes Chris Roach and Jillian Jacobs.
Lucy Hale (pictured in Truth or Dare) stars with Michael Pena (below in End of Watch), who’ll play Mr. Roarke, the host of the enigmatic isle and Crazy Rich Asians’ Jimmy O. Yang. Hale plays one of the guests who is anxious to see her fantasy realized. Roarke warns guests that their fantasies may not play out as expected.