Dead by Daylight, a horror movie is in production: to be made by Behaviour Interactive, Atomic Monster and Blumhouse
Behaviour Interactive announced (via Variety) that it is working together with Atomic Monster and Blumhouse on a horror film of the multiplayer game Dead by Daylight.
There are no other details on this project yet as the three companies are still looking for a director and screenwriter, but it has been confirmed that James Wan, CEO of Atomic Monster, Jason Blum, CEO of Blumhouse, will be among the producers along with Stephen Mulrooney, vice president of Behaviour Interactive.
“We couldn’t be more excited to work with Jason Blum and James Wan, two giants of the horror film industry, to further expand the ‘Dead by Daylight’ universe,” said Stephen Mulrooney, vice president of Behaviour Interactive. “At Behaviour, our motto is to create unique moments, together, forever. Atomic Monster and Blumhouse are the ideal partners to realize the killer entry of ‘Dead by Daylight’ on the big screen.”
Atomic Monster founder and CEO James Wan added, “In ‘Dead by Daylight,’ the Behaviour team has created a love letter to the world of horror, building an incredible environment full of atmosphere and terrifying villains, perfect for a scary film adaptation. We at Atomic Monster are big fans of the game and are excited to partner with Blumhouse to bring this frighteningly visceral world to the big screen.”
“We know there are a lot of ‘Dead by Daylight’ fans out there and we think it’s imperative to find someone who appreciates and loves this world as much as we do to help us bring the game to the big screen,” concluded Jason Blum, founder and CEO of Blumhouse. “We know that our partners at Behaviour and Atomic Monster will help us bring the best version of this game to life.”
Since its launch in 2016, Dead by Daylight has reached more than 50 million players worldwide, with two million active users every day deciding to make their way through The Fog, the terrifying fog in which you must survive.