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Who you Gonna Call? Finn Wolfhard & Billy Bryk to Co-Direct “Hell of a Summer”

Who you Gonna Call? Finn Wolfhard & Billy Bryk to Co-Direct “Hell of a Summer”

After acting in Jesse Eisenberg’s directorial debut (When You Finish Saving the World), Finn Wolfhard and Billy Bryk will do the some of the same getting behind and in-front of the camera for Hell of a Summer. To also star Fred Hechinger (he doubles down his duties and is a main producer a swell), the tight-lipped original horror-comedy is being mounted by Aggregate Films’ Jason Bateman, Michael Costigan, and American indie producer legend Jay Van Hoy from Parts and Labor (American Honey/The Lighthouse).

Set to go into production this month in Ontario, Canada, 30WEST is fully financing, executive producing the film and co-representing the worldwide rights alongside CAA Media Finance. Wolfhard and Bryk have been attached at the limb co-starring on indie and studio project and Bryk toplined Wolfhard’s short film debut which you can watch below. Look for this to be showcased at a film fest in 2023. The feature will also be co-written by the duo.

Eric Lavallée is the founder, CEO, editor-in-chief, film journalist and critic at (founded in 2000). Eric is a regular at Sundance, Cannes and TIFF. He has a BFA in Film Studies at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema. In 2013 he served as a Narrative Competition Jury Member at the SXSW Film Festival. He was an associate producer on Mark Jackson's This Teacher (2018 LA Film Festival, 2018 BFI London). In 2022 he served as a New Flesh Comp for Best First Feature at the 2022 Fantasia Intl. Film Festival. Current top films for 2022 include Tár (Todd Field), All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen), Aftersun (Charlotte Wells).

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