Previously called "one of the best, scariest premises for a horror film that I have read in years" by producer Eli Roth, Orion has now found a director for their upcoming Halloween-themed horror 10-31!
Deadline reports that Gigi Saul Guerrero will direct the film about a young woman who takes her niece and nephew trick-or-treating and discovers a note inside a candy wrapper informing her there’s a killer loose on her block.
"To be working with such a prestigious studio label like Orion, and alongside my friend, Eli, is next level incredible. This was a real page-turner of a script," Guerrero told the site, "I instantly felt passionate about taking on this story and making it a thrilling and visceral ride for audiences on the big screen."
Co-founder of Luchagore Productions, Guerrero also directed the shorts A Luchagore Christmas, Evil Dead in 60 Seconds and El Gigante. She directed the Day of the Dead segment in the Mexican horror anthology Mexico Bárbaro and Hulu’s "Into the Dark" film Culture Shock.
10-31 was written by Ian Shorr and Peter Gamble, based on a story by Laurie Ashbourne and screen story by Kathy Charles. Roth is producing alongside Roger Birnbaum through their Arts District Entertainment, and John Zaozirny through Bellevue Productions.