Today, Quibi announced EMMA, a gripping horror series starring AnnaSophia Robb (“The Act”). The series is directed and co-executive produced by Mary Harron (“American Psycho” and “Alias Grace”), and written and executive produced by Ben Ketai (“Stranger: Prey at Night” and “The Forest”).
EMMA follows the dark journey of a young woman (Robb) down on her luck and pregnant under mysterious circumstances. She must deal with the increasingly disturbing effects of her pregnancy, and the potential conspiracy surrounding it.
AnnaSophia Robb most recently co-starred in Hulu’s anthology series “The Act.” Robb can also be seen in Hulu’s upcoming limited series “Little Fires Everywhere,” based on Celeste Ng’s bestselling book.
Dark Castle Entertainment and Propagate are producing the series; executive producers are Alex Mace and Hal Sadoff with Dark Castle and Ben Silverman, Howard Owens, Greg Lipstone and Rodney Ferrell with Propagate. Platinum Dunes is also executive producing the series.
Robb is represented by CAA, Untitled Entertainment and Schreck Rose Dapello Adams Berlin & Dunham.
Quibi is a mobile-first media technology platform bringing together the best of Silicon Valley and Hollywood. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Quibi is the first entertainment platform built for easy, on-the-go mobile viewing, allowing today’s leading studios and creative talent to tell original stories in an entirely new way. Quibi launches April 6, 2020, in the US.
Dark Castle’s legacy titles include HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL, a remake of the classic 1959 film of the same title directed by William Castle, to whom Dark Castle’s name pays homage to. Since its inception, the company has released 19 films and brought in over $1.3 billion in worldwide revenue. Among the company’s past projects are GOTHIKA starring Academy Award-winning actress Halle Berry and Robert Downey Jr., UNKNOWN starring Liam Neeson, ROCKNROLLA directed by Guy Ritchie’s, and horror films 13 GHOSTS, GHOST SHIP and HOUSE OF WAX. The current slate includes a prequel to the Dark Castle horror classic Orphan, Black Box written by Matt Venne and The Blacklist script The Broodmare among others. Dark Castle is currently in post-production on The Reckoning, directed by Adam Lipsius and starring Richard Dreyfuss and Mira Sorvino. Dark Castle is currently in pre-production on Séance, written and directed by Simon Barrett and starring Suki Waterhouse.