Ryan Kavanaugh’s Proxima Studios announced on Wednesday that it is starting manufacturing on the TikTok-influenced horror film “Skill House” from “Spiral” co-writer Josh Stolberg and starring Bryce Corridor, which will also be the initial film listed on Kavanaugh’s new Entertainment Inventory Trade web page (ESX.io).
ESX, a project formulated by the Proxima founder, is built to permit users to spend in movie jobs and trade in and out of a film’s prospective upside. “Skill Residence,” which Stolberg will compose and immediate, stars TikTok celeb Bryce Corridor in a darkish satire of social media and influencer culture, checking out how considerably individuals will go for on-line fame. The film will be shot at Sway Property, a Bel Air mansion created renowned on TikTok creators.
“I’ve worked with some of Hollywood’s most significant stars…but my kids are much more thrilled about this project than any other I’ve labored on,” Stolberg stated. “These social media personalities are the new Hollywood, and they are reinventing what it suggests to be a star.”
“When a younger child from Maryland, like Bryce, with nothing but a mobile mobile phone and a ring light-weight, can bring in tens of hundreds of thousands of followers on Tik-Tok and Instagram, it evens the participating in subject for every person,” Stolberg additional. “But there’s a darkish aspect to this new entertainment landscape, and I’m enthusiastic to flip that rock around.”
Kavanaugh also praised the venture. “This film intends to break the boundary involving the small-variety social media phenomenon and extensive-variety articles,” he mentioned. “Bryce is a single of the most recognized and polarizing influencers with in excess of 50 million followers and will absolutely be a crossover star. The movie digs deep into the human psyche and the new generation’s thirst for stardom, asking how far they would go? It will be bloody, it will be dim, and it will certainly be talked about.”
Stolberg, who co-wrote the script for the two most the latest installments of the “Saw” franchise, “Jigsaw” and “Spiral,” is also attached to compose the screenplay for the series tenth installment for Lionsgate. He is repped by UTA and Circle of Confusion.
Hall is repped by Brad Baskin of Panther Management.