Patrick Lussier–‘My Bloody Valentine’–Helming New Film

The director behind My Bloody Valentine 3D and Dracula 2000 is at it again.

Patrick Lussier this week took to his Instagram account to announce he is in production on a new horror entry–Play Deadaccording to The storyline and casting are unknown at this early point in time, but the cinematographer is Mac Fisken, who worked on Ritual and Carnage Park.


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Lussier–who worked as a film editor on most of Wes Craven’s later movies, including Wes Craven’s New Nightmare and Vampire in Brooklyn–made his directorial debut in 2000 with The Prophecy 3The Ascent, the same year he co-wrote and directed the Wes Craven-produced Dracula 2000.

In addition to My Bloody Valentine 3D (2009), Lussier also directed White NoiseThe Light (2007) and Drive Angry (2011), before turning to the small screen and helming the second season finale of the MTV Scream series (2016) and an episode of The Purge series (2019).

With so many question marks floating around this new film, keep reading Horror News Network for the latest on Play Dead.


Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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