‘Hound’ Script Starring Zoey Deutch Acquired by Searchlight

In what could definitely add some originality to the horror scene, Deadline has reported the screen rights to Hound have been acquired by Searchlight and set to star Zoey Deutch.

Based on a screenplay by Lisa Duva, Hound follows a dog-groomer named Callie, played by Deutch. After she is bitten by a stray canine she begins experience odd changes both of body and mind leading her down a path she may never return from.

Also a producer on the film, Deutch comes from a family in the entertainment industry being the daughter of actress Lea Thompson (the Back to the Future trilogy) and director Howard Deutch (Pretty in Pink). She got her start in the young adult horror films Beautiful Creatures and Vampire Academy before her break out part in Netflix’s Set It Up.

A production start date has not yet been set, however updates will be posted as soon as they’re announced.

Mark McCurley
Mark McCurley
Since Mark was four years old he has always loved the horror genre, even when his mother would be a good parent and not let him watch such films. It was when he would sneak into the Horror section at the video store called Tommy K's that he would see all of the VHS covers of classics like Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street. During his time as a journalism major and news staff writer at Southern CT State University, he had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren before a seminar in 2009 at the Lyman Center on campus.

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