‘It Follows’ Director David Robert Mitchell Working on New Superhero Film

‘It Follows’ Director David Robert Mitchell Working on New Superhero Film
David Robert Mitchell, the director behind the acclaimed “It Follows,” is getting into superheroics: MGM has secured the rights to Mitchell’s upcoming “Heroes & Villains” feature film.

Mitchell will write, direct, and produce the film, which promises to offer a new take on superheroes. Casting is expected to begin shortly, while Good Fear Content’s Chris Bender and Jake Weiner have been tapped to produce the film alongside Mitchell.

Other details about the project are still under wraps. While plot specifics might not be available, Mitchell’s background may give even the most superhero-skeptical of moviegoers to take notice; Mitchell broke into the film industry spotlight with “It Follows,” his 2014 supernatural horror film that defied most genre conventions and enjoyed rave reviews from critics. “Under the Silver Lake,” his 2018 follow-up feature, was more critically mixed — IndieWire’s Eric Kohn offered considerable praise in his B+ review and noted it continued
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