Blumhouse Television, an American production company specializing in thriller genre, has purchased the rights to the best-selling author "Blind Spot" in 2022. The psychological thriller will be produced as a streaming film, and casting is currently being held.
Before, the next Hawkins novel titled The Girl on the Train was transformed into a successful mystery psychological thriller in 2016, with a worldwide box office annual gross of $173.2 million. The Tate Taylor directed film garnered the Peoples Choice Award in 2017 for her favourite thriller film, with main actress Emily Blunt receiving a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for outstanding performance by a female actress in a leading role. Hawkins also authored Into the Water and A Slow Fire Burning. David Higham Associates
Edie, Jake, and Ryan, who lived together in an unshakeable friendship, are discovered to be hiding behind her, however, she may be panicked if someone keeps an eye on her.
Blumhouse was founded in 2000 by Jason Blum, a pioneer in horror and thriller genres, including producing films from Paranormal Activity, Get Out, and The Purge franchise. In the television space, Blumhouse has produced performances, including The Thing About Pamand Sharp Objects. Paper Pictures will direct collaboration with Paper Productions.
Hawkins expressed her views as a response to the news of her acquisition of the rights to her novella.
Im glad that Blind Spot is set for the screen, and I believe that in Blumhouse and Carla Hacken, Ive found the perfect partners to create this dark, frightening, character-driven story. Im a huge fan of Blumhouse''s classic, Get Out, and The Invisible Man, as well as their TV adaptations, too, I found Sharp Objects to be fantastic.
I''m thrilled that Blind Spot is intended for the screens, and I believe that in Blumhouse and Carla Hacken, Ive found the perfect partners to adapt this dark, frightening, character-driven tale. Im a huge fan of Blumhouses'' perceptive and intelligent horror Get Out and The Invisible Man, and Ive enjoyed their television adaptations, too, I believed Sharp Objects was outstanding.
Hack expressed her passion for production:
I''ve always loved Paulas and from the moment I read this profoundly touching short story, I knew I would film it with my friends at Blumhouse Television, according to Hacken. In addition, the president of Blumhouse Television, Chris McCumber, expressed his admiration for Hawkins'' words on the screen, saying, Blind Spot is ripe for Blumhouse to adapt. Paula''s captivating storytelling absorbs you into this bleak, volatile environment where the characters feel absolutely real and the pay
I''ve always loved Paulas, and from the moment I read this profoundly compelling short story, I knew I wanted to see it with my friends at Blumhouse Television. In addition, Blumhouse Television president Chris McCumber showed his passion for adapting Hawkins words onto the screen, saying, Blind Spot is ripe for Blumhouse to adapt. Paula''s uplifting narrative absorbs you into this turbulent, emotional environment where the characters feel very real and the payoff hits.
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