Olivia Holt and Kiernan Shipka Are “Totally Killer” in Amazon/Blumhouse Movie – Deadline


EXCLUSIVE: Production Begins Today in Vancouver on New Prime Video and Blumhouse Television Horror Comedy Feature totally killer, with Kiernan Shipka (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina), Olivia Holt (cruel summer), Julie Bowen (modern family) and Randall Park (Fresh off the boat).

The film follows Jamie (Shipka) whose mother, Pam (Bowen), is terrorized by the resurgence of the Sweet Sixteen Killer – a masked maniac who slaughtered a group of teenage girls in the 80s. With the help of her friend Amelia (Kelcey Mawema), Jamie travels back in time to 1987 and teams up with the teenage version of his mother (Holt) to try to stop the killer.

Nahnachka Khan (Always be my maybe, Young Rock) is directing and Jen D’Angelo wrote the screenplay based on an original screenplay by David Matalon and Sasha Perl-Raver.

The photo is a continuation of the deal that Prime Video and Blumhouse Television struck in 2019.

The cast of newcomers and established actors and their characters in the film include Lochlyn Munro (Adult Blake), Charlie Gillespie (Teen Blake), Stephi Chin-Salvo (Marisa Song), Anna Diaz (Heather Hernandez), Jeremy Monn- Djasgnar (Teen Randy Finkle), Troy Leigh-Anne Johnson (Teen Lauren), Ella Choi (Teen Kara Molnar), Kelcey Mawema (Amelia), Liana Liberato (Tiffany Clark), Nathaniel Appiah (Teen Doug Summers) and Jonathan Potts (Adult Chris Dubusage).

The news comes shortly after Prime Video and Blumhouse secured worldwide rights to the horror drama and Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner. Nanny, from writer-director Nikyatu Jusu for the first time. Additionally, the two companies have released eight films over the past two years as part of their “Welcome to the Blumhouse” series: Bingo Hell, Black as Night, Madres, The Manor, Black Box, Evil Eye, Nocturneand The lie.

“The idea of ​​a time travel horror movie is, I’m going to be honest, something I’ve never thought of in my life,” Khan said. “So when I was approached by the amazing creatives at Blumhouse and Amazon about totally killer, it was so unique and exciting that I had to participate. And then add that amazing cast on top of that? Everyone get ready yyyyyy.

Chris McCumber, President of Blumhouse Television, said: “We thought this kind of slasher/comedy mix with a time travel twist was so much fun, and Nahnatchka Khan is perfect to pull off.

Julie Rapaport, Head of Films at Amazon Studios, added, “With Nahnatchka’s vision and the exciting cast led by Kiernan Shipka and Olivia Holt, we’re confident totally killer will resonate with our audiences around the world. We couldn’t be more thrilled to see this story come to life and to continue our longstanding collaboration with the incredible team at Blumhouse.

Producers for totally killer are Jason Blum for Blumhouse and Adam Hendricks and Greg Gilreath for Divide/Conquer. The EPs are Khan and Chloe Yellin for Fierce Baby Productions, Chris McCumber and Jeremy Gold for Blumhouse Television and Brian Parker.

Shipka rose to fame as the precocious Sally Draper in AMC Mad Men for 89 episodes. She continued to run Netflix Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and also starred in Ryan Murphy’s co-creation Feud: Bette and Joan. She currently plays on Swim with sharks and will star in the HBO miniseries White House plumbers. Shipka is represented by WME, Anonymous Content and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.

Holt stars in Marvel Cloak and dagger, by Disney Kick and Hulu/Freeform Cruel summer. She is represented by WME and Management 360.

Bowen is the 2x Emmy-winning comedic supporting actress of modern family, on which she played the role of Claire Dunphy for 250 episodes. His feature film credits include Happy Gilmore, Hubie Halloween, Party Life and Horrible bosses. Bowen is represented by ICM and Liberman Zerman Management.

The following park can be seen in Warner Bros/DC Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom. His feature film credits include Ant-Man and the Wasp, The interview, the neighbors, the shipwreck, the night before and Office Christmas party. He played on Disney+/Marvel’s Wanda Vision and that of Khan Fresh off the boat and Young Rock. Park is represented by UTA, Artists First and Myman Greenspan Fox.

Khan is represented by WME. Munro is represented by Angie Edgar at Alchemy Entertainment, Northern Exposure and Buchwald. Mawema is represented by Sara Parker @ Principals talent Management. Gillespie is represented by Luber Roklin, Vanderwerff Talent, Meyer Downs and Atlas Artists. Chin-Salvo is represented by Mary Falcon at Play Management. Diaz is represented by Performers Management. Johnson is represented by MC Talent, artists and representatives. Monn-Djasngar is represented by Play Management. Choi is represented by Michael SE White at The Characters. Liberato is represented by Innovative Artists, Management 360 and attorney Cary Dobkin. Appiah is represented by Zovation Talent. Potts is represented by Edna Talent Management. D’Angelo is represented by UTA, Artists First and Ginsburg Daniels Kallis. Matalon is represented by Paradigm and Yorn, Levine, Barnes. Perl-Raver is represented by Mosaic.


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