It’s been revealed that Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are in the process of developing an H.P. Lovecraft-inspired thriller, which really does sound like fun.
It seems to be that Hollywood’s only just realised how incredible H.P. Lovecraft’s work is since they’re doing a lot of adaptions of the writers work.
We first learnt that Nicolas Cage would be starring in a new movie inspired by Lovecraft’s work.
The film will be called Color Out Of Space and the trailer’s already been released and it looks totally mad, which I love.
Deadline has now reported that Game of Thrones creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are developing a new H.P. Lovecraft-inspired thriller.
This film will be inspired by a graphic novel called Lovecraft and will be developed by Warner Bros. Pictures.
According to Deadline’s report on the upcoming movie, it will answer the question, “what if H.P. Lovecraft wasn’t making it up? What if the monsters he created are real?”
Will this Benioff and Weiss’ Lovecraft movie see the light of day?
That sounds like a really cool premise for a movie because Lovecraft’s monsters are the best in the world and his work and creations were the inspiration for much of Guillermo Del Toro’s creatures we’ve seen on the big screen.
This film’s script is being written by Phil Hay and Matt Manfredi. Some of their writing credits include the likes of Aeon Flux, Ride Along, The Invitation, and Destroyer.
This upcoming Lovecraft-inspired movie hasn’t got a title as of yet, but we do know that the film’s story will be set in 1920 within the Cthulhu mythos.
Apparently Benioff and Weiss have been looking to make this for quite a while and the project actually predates their Netflix deal.
It’ll be interesting to see whether the Game of Thrones creators stick to this one after they dropped out of making their Star Wars trilogy.
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