Director David F. Sandberg Returns to Horror with Cullen Bunn’s ‘The Unsound’

Director David F. Sandberg will return to the horror genre (after a very succesfull foray into the world of super hero films with Shazam!) via a Netflix adaptation of Cullen Bunn and artist Jack T. Cole’s BOOM! Studios mini-series The Unsound.

According to Deadline, the film will  feature plenty of scares, as “…a psychiatrist returns to the insane asylum where her mother once worked and is now a patient, hoping to quell a bloody wave of horror that’s been unleashed. As she descends down the rabbit hole and discovers hard truths about her own past, she comes to understand the hospital is hiding secrets of its own, and perhaps she and her mother have more in common than she realized.”

The script will be written by Skylar James (29 Mole Street) and Sandberg’s frequent collaborator Lotta Losten will produce The Unsound through their new production company Mångata, along with BOOM! Studios’ Ross Richie and Stephen Christy.  Adam Yoelin and James are the executive  producers for the project.

Sandberg’s cinematic debut was the low budget hit Lights Out (which grossed over $148 million at the box office).  Sandberg followed up his success with The Conjuring spin-off Annabelle: Creation, before making one of the only critically acclaimed DC Universe films, Shazam! (the other being Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman).

Bunn is a multiple time HNN Comic Award winner (primarily for his work on Dark Horse Comics’ Harrow County).  The Unsound will be the first film adaptation of his work.  It is also Jack T. Cole’s first adaptation.

Stay tuned to Horror News Network for more updates on The Unsound.

 

Nick Banks
Nick Banks
Nick joined the website in 2015. His lifelong love of comics and horror began with Universal Monsters and the Incredible Hulk. He has fond memories of going to Waldbaum’s supermarket with his mother and being rewarded with a 3-pack of sealed comics. It’s been all downhill from there… Since those early days, his life has been immersed in four color action and scares on the silver screen.

Similar Articles

Comments

Latest News

‘The Walking Dead’ Spinoffs Continue March Into 2021

This problem-plagued year of 2020 may be winding down, but The Walking Dead universe is going (and growing) strong as the New Year approaches. Both spinoffs--Fear The Walking Dead and The Walking Dead: World Beyond--had key announcements this...

‘The Legend of Halloween’: The Horror News Network Review

The Halloween season has come and gone and, due to matters out of anyone's control, we did not get the newest addition to the...

Are You In The Market For A Haunted ‘Halloween’ House?

Lately it seems like most everyone wants a piece of Michael Myers. Halloween Kills is due to hit theaters Oct. 15, 2021 and the (reportedly) final act...

Darth Vader Actor David Prowse Passes Away At 85

May the Force be with him--always. David Prowse--the 6'6" English bodybuilder and weightlifter who filled the iconic helmet and costume of Darth Vader in the...

Courteney Cox: Craven Would Be Proud Of New ‘Scream’

Let the screaming begin! And not just from the horror fans in the theaters--but apparently also from the cast and crew of the next Scream movie. Both...

Newsletter Sign-Up

Subscribe to our newsletter

Our bi-monthly newsletter consists of the latest horror news and CT HorrorFest happenings.

Site Sponsors