EPIX® and Blumhouse have cast two-time Emmy nominated actress Brianne Tju (“Light As a Feather“, I Know What You Did Last Summer), Benjamin Wadsworth (Your Honor), Uriah Shelton (Freaky), and Ali Gallo (The Carpool) in lead roles for the upcoming film UNHUMAN about a group of high school students. After their school bus crashes while on a field trip, relationships are tested amongst the students once they realize they are being stalked by a mysterious attacker who intends to drive them out of their bucolic adolescence and straight into a horrifying fight to survive.
Marcus Dunstan is directing UNHUMAN from a script by Paul Soter (Club Dread). Dunstan and Soter previously collaborated with Blumhouse Television on the horror anthology series Into the Dark – Dunstan directed the Thanksgiving episode Pilgrim, while Soter penned the Christmas-themed A Nasty Piece of Work. As a screenwriter, Dunstan’s credits include Saw IV, V, VI and Saw: The Final Chapter and Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark. He has also written and directed The Collector trilogy and The Neighbor.
The ensemble cast includes Peter Giles (Into the Dark: Pilgrim), Josh Mikel (“The Walking Dead”), Lo Graham (“Scream Queens”), Blake Burt (Pitch Perfect 2), Drew Scheid (Halloween), CJ LeBlanc (Just Mercy), and Dana Wing Lau (“Fung Family Feast”) in supporting roles. Production on UNHUMAN is underway in New Orleans.
Executive producers are Jason Blum, Chris McCumber and Jeremy Gold for Blumhouse, and Alex Kruener.
Brianne Tju is represented by Curtis Talent Management and Innovative Artists. Benjamin Wadsworth is represented by Circle of Confusion, United Talent Agency and Myman, Greenspan, Fox, Rosenberg, Mobasser, Younger and Light. Uriah Shelton is represented by Innovative Artists, Treadwell Entertainment Group, and Felker Toczek Suddleson. Ali Gallo is represented by Innovative Artists. Marcus Dunstan is represented by Underground, Verve Talent & Literary Agency, and Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal Laviolette & Feldman. Paul Soter is represented by Echo Lake Entertainment and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.
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