2021 Sundance Film Festival Predictions: Simon Barrett’s Seance
A writer on horror items such as Horrible Way to Die (201), You’re Next (2011), three segments in the V/H/S projects and another Adam Wingard project in The Guest (2014), Simon Barrett made the big move behidn the camera for his directorial debut back in October of 2019. Seance sees Barrett team with fresh off Sundance with Possessor Cinematographer Karim Hussain, the helmer proposes an American-British horror film starring Suki Waterhouse, Madisen Beaty and Inanna Sarkis.
Gist: Set in an all-girls boarding school haunted by a vengeful spirit, Waterhouse plays Camille, a young woman who arrives at the Fairfield Academy following one of the student’s untimely and violent death.
Production Co./Producers: Russell Ackerman, Isaac Clements, Tomas Deckaj, John Schoenfelder.
U.S. Distributor: Rights Available. Hanway.