Blumhouse announced today that they have tasked John Logan to direct Whistler Camp. The feature, which is currently casting, marks Logan’s directorial debut. According to Blumhouse, the movie is a queer empowerment story set at a gay conversion camp.
Logan received the Tony award for his play Red and wrote the book for the musical Moulin Rouge. As a screenwriter, he is a three-time Academy Award nominee and has received Golden Globe, BAFTA, WGA, and Edgar awards. His films include Skyfall, Spectre, Gladiator, The Aviator, Hugo, The Last Samurai, Sweeney Todd, Rango, Alien: Covenant and Any Given Sunday. He also created Penny Dreadful for Showtime.
Jason Blum and Michael Aguilar (Penny Dreadful, Kidding) are set to produce the film. Ryan Turek is the creative executive overseeing the film for Blumhouse.
While no release date has been set, we expect to hear more on this film soon. Keep it locked to Horror News Network for the latest on Whistler Camp.