“Nanny” director Nikyatu Jusu is shifting from the horrors of the thoughts to the horrors of the flesh along with her upcoming “Evening of the Dwelling Lifeless” sequel. MGM Studios is presently in remaining negotiations for the worldwide rights to the most recent addition of the zombie movie franchise. Deadline broke the information.
The unique “Evening of the Dwelling Lifeless” is credited with popularizing the zombie horror subgenre. The 1968 indie movie that has launched a franchise of six movies up to now. The Jusu-helmed sequel would be the seventh installment.
“The Strolling Lifeless” author LaToya Morgan penned the script for the movie, which might be launched theatrically. Its plot particulars are nonetheless below wraps.
Jusu’s vampire brief “Suicide by Daylight,” which premiered at Sundance 2019, is getting a characteristic adaptation. Written by Jusu and Fredrica Bailey (“See You Yesterday”), the pic will middle on day-walking Black vampires whose melanin protects them from the solar.
Earlier this 12 months, Jusu made historical past along with her characteristic debut, “Nanny:” along with changing into the second Black lady to obtain Sundance’s Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic, her movie was additionally the primary horror title to win the class.
Set to launch on Prime Video at present, December 16, “Nanny” stars Alice Diop as a Senegalese immigrant working as a nanny in New York Metropolis. Her life begins to unravel when she begins experiencing violent nightmares and hallucinations.