Elijah Wood Producing Serial Killer Trilogy Called THE BOY

Elijah Wood and his production company, SpectraVision, is set to produce a serial killer origin trilogy called The Boy. The film has a very interesting and unique premise. It's based on a short film called Henley, which screened at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

According to Variety, the trilogy is "aimed at tracking the childhood of a future serial killer, depicting the character at ages 9, 14 and 18 and ending with his transformation into a mass murderer."

This will definitely make for a really interesting and dark film trilogy. It's directed by Craig Macneill from a screenplay he co-wrote with Clay McLeod Chapman, who created the characters in a novel he wrote called Miss Corpus

The films will start shooting on Februaray 17th on the first movie, and the first film will star 8-year-old Jared Breeze, who had a role in Wood's most recent film, Cooties. Producer Daniel Noah had this to say in a statement,

“Jared only had one line in ‘Cooties’ but he made a huge impression on the set. ‘The Boy’ is a very different kind of child-horror film than ‘Cooties.’ It’s a probing character study into the undeveloped mind of a future madman. Jared’s tender complexity is just right to bring us into the life of this complicated young person.”

I'm looking forward to seeing how this film trilogy turns out. 

Via: Variety

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