[News] Atomic Monster & Blumhouse Announce NIGHT SWIM
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Wyatt Russell and Kerry Condon will star in NIGHT SWIM from writer/director Bryce McGuire. The film is based on the short film created by McGuire and Rod Blackhurst. Atomic Monster and Blumhouse are producing the film for Universal Pictures, and is the first collaboration for the two companies following the debut of the recent hit film M3GAN, which grossed $30.4M domestically this past weekend.

Details are being kept under wraps but NIGHT SWIM is being described as a supernatural thriller built around the hidden source of terror found in an iconic backyard swimming pool. The film is slated to start production soon and will open theatrically on January 19, 2024.

James Wan and Jason Blum are producers on the film. Atomic Monster’s Michael Clear and Judson Scott and Blumhouse’s Ryan Turek are executive producers. Alayna Glasthal will be the creative executive overseeing the film for Atomic Monster.

Wyatt Russell will next be seen starring in the Apple+ and Legendary Television’s Untitled Godzilla Series, alongside Kurt Russell, Anna Sawai, Ren Watabe, Kiersey Clemons, Joe Tippett, and Elisa Lasowski. Following, Wyatt will be seen in Marvel’s upcoming film Thunderbolts, alongside Florence Pugh and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Disney is slated to release this project on July 26, 2024. While the exact plot is still being kept under wraps, this will be a reprisal of Wyatt’s acclaimed role in the Disney+ series, “The Falcon and the Winter Soldier.” Most recently, Wyatt was seen in FX’s acclaimed limited drama series, “Under the Banner of Heaven,” alongside Andrew Garfield, Daisy Edgar-Jones, and Sam Worthington.

Also last year, offscreen, Wyatt starred and executive produced the new QCode action podcast series “Classified.” Russell’s previous film credits include: Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some!!, which was nominated for a Gotham Award in the category of Best Feature; Jeff Grace’s Folk Hero & Funny Guy, for which he starred in, wrote and played all the live guitar performances; Ingrid Goes West; Overlord; Joe Wright’s Hitchcockian drama, The Woman in the Window; Ethan Hawke’s Blaze alongside Sam Rockwell and Kris Kristofferson, among several others. On television, his previous credits include the Blumhouse Television limited series for Showtime, “The Good Lord Bird” alongside Ethan Hawke; starring in AMC’s Lodge 49 which Wyatt reprised his role for both seasons; and Netflix’s critically acclaimed anthology series ”Black Mirror.”

Kerry Condon can currently be seen starring opposite Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson in Martin McDonagh acclaimed film, The Banshees of Inisherin. Condon has garnered rave reviews as well as Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award nominations for her performance as Siobhán. She will next be seen in the upcoming thriller In The Land Of Saints And Sinners alongside Liam Neeson and Ciarán Hinds. Condon’s film credits include Angela’s Ashes, the Academy Award-winning Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; Bad Samaritan; Dom Hemingway opposite Jude Law; and the Oscar-winning short film The Shore, among others.

Condon lends her voice to the role of “Friday” in Avengers: Endgame, Infinity War, and Age of Ultron as well as in Spider-Man: Homecoming and Captain American: Civil War. On television, Kerry was recently seen as “Molly Sullivan” in the third season of Showtime’s Ray Donovan as well as the series’ successive movie and appeared on shows such as Women on the Verge, Better Call Saul,  Luck and Rome. On stage at just 19, Condon originated the role of “Mairead” in The Lieutenant of Inishmore by Martin McDonagh at The Royal Shakespeare Company and the Atlantic Theatre Company in New York. In that same year, she played “Ophelia” in Hamlet, making her the youngest actress to ever play that role for The Royal Shakespeare Company. Kerry also starred in the first production of After the End by Dennis Kelly. In 2009, she appeared in The Cripple of Inishmaan, also by McDonagh, for which she won a Lucille Lortel and a Drama Desk award.

After graduating AFI, Bryce McGuire slashed onto the genre scene with the sale of his original spec, The White Room, to Amblin/Picture Company and work on Never Ever for Blumhouse and Baghead for StudioCanal/Picture Co. McGuire is currently working with Vera Farmiga on the surrealist comedy series Tabloid Dreams for Bron Studios.

Wyatt Russell is represented by UTA, Narrative and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein. Kerry Condon is represented by CAA, Curtis Brown Group, Framework Entertainment, Wolf-Kasteler, and Gang, Tyre, Ramer, Brown & Passman. Bryce McGuire is represented by Gersh and Logan Clare at Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole. James Wan is represented by CAA, Stacey Testro International, and Myman Greenspan Fox Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light.

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