Chris Blake Sets His Sights on “Blood Widow” Revival

Blood Widow (2014). Image courtesy of Arcani Pictures

Chris Blake, the director behind All Light Will End and Distancing Socially, is remaking the 2014 cult hit, Blood Widow. Joining Blake is frequent collaborator, Josh Moody and a skilled producing team, set to dive deep into the lore and mystery that fans cherish, but with a fresh take.

Blake is keeping details under wraps, but hints at a venture into the dark and untold. “Blood Widow has been in the shadows long enough. We’re bringing her story into a new light,” he shares, suggesting a journey into the darker, more intriguing facets of the character and her world.

The project promises to diverge significantly from its predecessor, taking the essence of the Blood Widow saga and infusing it with novel, spine-chilling elements. Where the original tale unwound around a malevolent presence within a forsaken boarding school, the new script aims to broaden the narrative landscape, weaving in inventive, hair-raising developments.

Determined to ensnare both devout followers and first-time watchers, Blake’s crew is blending time-honored motifs with pioneering plot twists.

“The goal is to forge a horror narrative that resonates with a sense of deja vu, yet breaks ground in the genre,” says producer, Josh Moody.

Casting on the film is currently underway with production slated to begin in late 2024.

“Horror aficionados can look forward to engaging updates and sneak peeks throughout the production process,” Blake assures.

The synopsis for the original 2014 film reads: Laurie and Hugh are a successful young couple who have just closed on a weekend home away from the city. Unbeknownst to them, the neighboring property contains the crumbling remains of a boarding school that was shuttered in the wake of an unspeakable massacre. The sole survivor of that massacre still resides in the ruins of the school, hiding from the world and wanting only to be left alone. When Laurie and Hugh’s friends explore the property, they have no idea that they disturbed an emotionally-broken killer: The Blood Widow.

Prepare for a new era of terror, because when this reimagined Blood Widow arrives, no one will be safe.

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Written by Chris Miller

Chris currently lives in Los Angeles, surrounded by the industry he has been passionate about since a child. He covers events such as San Diego Comic-Con, Screamfest, premieres and other Academy functions. He believes too often the creative talent behind the camera is overlooked, so he specializes in bringing awareness to roles such as composers, costume designers, cinematographers and production designers to name a few. Some of his favorite horror movies are Cry Wolf, Scream and Orphan.

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