Magazine article Screen International

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot to Champion Emerging Directors on Production Slate

Magazine article Screen International

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot to Champion Emerging Directors on Production Slate

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Roster includes feature directorial debut by Star Wars: Episode IX co-editor.

J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot, whose World War Two horror Overlord debuted at number three in the North American charts last weekend, has bulked up its production slate with six projects from a crop of up-and-coming filmmakers.

The roster includesThe Steps, which is based on an original idea by first-time director Stefan Grube and described as a twist on a possession story. Blair Butler will write the screenplay.

Grube is currently working as an editor alongside Maryann Brandon on Star Wars: Episode IX for Disney, Lucasfilm and Bad Robot, and was the editor on The Front Runner, Tully, and 10 Cloverfield Lane. …

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