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Daniel Radcliffe confirmed to star in supernatural fantasy/thriller "Horns"
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Written by Red   
Friday, 13 July 2012 12:00

Variety announced that Daniel Radcliffe's next film project will be the supernatural fantasy/thriller "Horns."

Daniel Radcliffe has signed on to star in supernatural fantasy/thriller "Horns."

Pic will be financed by Red Granite Pictures. Red Granite will co-produce the film with Mandalay Pictures.

Based on the novel by Joe Hill, "Horns" is being directed by Alexandre Aja ("The Hills Have Eyes," "Piranha 3D").

"Horns" has been adapted by Keith Bunin ("In Treatment").

Producers are Red Granite's Riza Aziz and Joey McFarland, Mandalay Pictures president Cathy Schulman and Adam Stone. Joe Hill and Red Granite's Joe Gatta are executive producers.

Radcliffe will portray the number one suspect for the rape and murder of his girlfriend. He awakens one morning to find horns starting to grow from his own head and soon realizes their power drives people to confess their sins and give in to their impulses -- an effective tool in his quest to discover the true circumstances of his late girlfriend's tragedy.

Shooting is slated to begin this fall. Red Granite Pictures' international sales arm will handle foreign sales.

"After reading Joe Hill's cult book, I couldn't resist temptation to dive into the devilish underworld and reinvent a universal myth," Aja said.

 

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