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Marvel writers Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari have been hit up by Sony to pen the screenplay for the corporate’s subsequent large horror movie, Gnomes.

Per Deadline, the co-writers behind 2018’s Ant-Man & the Wasp and 2022’s No Exit will probably be taking a crack at increasing a Dutch quick movie of the identical title right into a full-length flick. That quick was co-written by Jasper ten Hoor, Richard Raaphorst, and Ruwan Heggelman, with the latter taking on directing duties. (He’ll additionally direct the movie model.) It premiered at 2020’s Incredible Fest and at 2022’s Marché du Movie throughout Cannes. Earlier this month, Sony acquired film rights for the authentic Gnomes quick earlier this month in what was stated to be a “aggressive scenario.”

Within the authentic Gnomes quick, a younger lady stumbled upon glowing mushrooms, which later finally ends up going south as soon as she crosses paths with a tribe of killer gnomes. Nonetheless, the small print of the full-length film, and the way a lot of the quick movie will carry over (if in any respect), are presently underneath wraps. Both approach, it continues the pattern of horror motion pictures being tailored from quick movies. Final 12 months’s breakout hit Smile was based mostly on director Parker Finn’s 2020 quick Laura Hasn’t Slept, and Finn turned the quick right into a prequel to Smile, full with a cameo from its actor Caitlin Stasey. The identical factor occurred with final 12 months’s Spanish horror movie Piggy; it spun off from director/author Carlota Pereda’s 2019 in need of the identical title and actor Laura Galán performed the primary function in each variations.

At time of writing, Gnomes the movie is claimed to be in early improvement.

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