It’s been 11 years since Ultimate Vacation spot 5, at the moment the ultimate installment within the long-running horror franchise, got here Rube Goldberg-ing its means into theaters. Now it seems like Loss of life may lastly be gearing as much as get again to work on its record, as THR reviews that two administrators have been tapped for a long-anticipated Ultimate Vacation spot 6.
Particularly, the movie is being handed over to Zach Lipovsky and Adam B. Stein, the directing staff behind 2018 sci-fi thriller Freaks (and in addition, weirdly sufficient, the live-action Kim Attainable film and a few episodes of the revived Fraggle Rock). They be part of a manufacturing staff that’s really fairly rattling strong, if we’re being trustworthy: Spider-Man director Jon Watts is serving as a producer, and wrote a therapy for the story, which was then become a script by Man Busick and Lori Evans Taylor. Busick’s been throughout studio horror in recent times, with credit on the revived Scream film earlier this yr, in addition to the extremely enjoyable Prepared Or Not from 2019.
The story behind Lipovsky and Stein securing the gig is fairly good, too: They’d apparently been within the working for the job for some time (New Line’s been in search of a director for the venture for like a yr) after they hopped on a Zoom name to make a giant final pitch. Mid-pitch, the hearth behind the pair immediately sparked up, beginning a small fireplace. The duo labored to extinguish the flames, sat again down—after which the ceiling fan above them collapsed, “decapitating one of many filmmakers.”
Now that’s the way you pitch a fucking Ultimate Vacation spot film; executives reportedly broke out laughing on the mixture of pre-recorded footage and visible results, calling it the “cherry on high” that secured Lipovsky and Stein the job.