The 'House of Spoils' will be directed by Ariana DeBose

The 'House of Spoils' will be directed by Ariana DeBose ...

Ariana DeBose, who starred in West Side Story, has announced that she would direct the upcoming psychological thriller House of Spoils, which is the latest collaboration between Amazon and Blumhouse. The partnership began in 2019.

House of Spoils follows a chef (DeBose) who opens a "farm-to-table affair" restaurant on a remote estate. Despite the excitement that comes with any new venture, the chef faces "kitchen chaos, a dubious investor, and crushing self-doubts," not to mention the former estate owner's desire to be a saboteur.

DeBose is a well-known actor, but most recently commanded the spotlight for her role as Anita in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story remake. She won the Academy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress, becoming the first openly queer woman of color to play Anita in Netflix's The Prom!

Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy, both of whom will direct and write the feature, have produced House of Spoils. Jason Blum, Alex Scharfman of Blumhouse Television, Lucas Joaquin, and Drew Houpt of Divide/Conquer, Adam Hendricks and Greg Gilreath, serve as producers.

Julie Rapaport, Amazon Studios' head of movies, expressed her excitement for the film, saying:

"We have been huge fans of Bridget and Danielles' unique filmmaking voice and knew we needed to be a part of whatever they wanted to do next, and we could not be more excited to bring this tale to screen and to our customers around the world."

McCumberadded:

"Were surprised to see Ariana's fresh, bold, and forthright energy in a role that is completely different. And with the gifted filmmaking team of Bridget and Danielle, the talent in front of and behind the camera is exceptional."

House of Spoils' production is set to begin this Fall. While there is currently no release date, it will premiere on Prime Video in over 240 countries and territories. Check out Collider's interview with DeBose and her West Side Story co-star David Alvarez here: