Jordan Peele’s Monkeypaw Producing ‘People Under the Stairs’, Ezra Claytan Daniels Writing – Deadline


EXCLUSIVE: Doom Patrol and Night Sky scribe Ezra Claytan Daniels has signed on to put in writing the screenplay for The People Under the Stairs, a reboot of the 1991 Wes Craven horror film, for Monkeypaw Productions via their deal at Univeral.

Monkeypaw Productions will produce the movie with Jordan Peele and Win Rosenfeld serving as producers. The undertaking continues to be in early improvement.

Ezra Claytan Daniels

The authentic Universal Studios film, which Craven wrote and directed, and produced with Shep Gordon follows younger Fool (Brandon Adams) who breaks into the house of his household’s grasping and uncaring landlords. There he discovers a disturbing situation the place incestuous grownup siblings have mutilated various boys and stored them imprisoned underneath stairs of their giant, creepy home. As Fool makes an attempt to flee earlier than the psychopaths can catch him, he meets their daughter, Alice (A.J. Langer), who has been spared any excessive self-discipline by her deranged dad and mom. Fool and Alice try to flee.

Daniels most lately contributed to Jordan Peele’s NYT Bestselling brief story anthology, Out There Screaming. The multidisciplinary artist is the creator of the Eisner, Harvey, and Ignatz Award-nominated graphic novels, Upgrade Soul and BTTM FDRSUpgrade Soul was tailored into an Audible authentic collection and is presently in improvement as a movie with a AAA director.  He additionally wrote a phase for the movie Horror Noire. He was additionally Executive Story Editor on Doom Patrol and staffed on Amazon’s Night Sky.

Daniels is represented by Paradigm Talent Agency, Aperture Entertainment and Nelson Davis LLP.

Peele is represented by CAA. and Yorn, Levine, Barnes, Krintzman, Rubenstein, Kohner, Endlich & Gellman

Peele received an Oscar for Original Screenplay in 2018 for Get Out, which counted 4 Oscar nominations together with Best Picture. Peele’s characteristic directorial canon which incorporates Get Out, Us, and Nope have grossed altogether near $683M on the world field workplace.

At the current time, Monkeypaw has two motion pictures dated for 2024: an untitled horror thriller manufacturing on Sept. 27 and Peele’s fourth characteristic directorial on Christmas Day.


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