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‘Whistler Camp’: “Penny Dreadful” Creator Directing “Queer Empowerment” Horror Movie for Blumhouse

Announced this afternoon, John Logan (“Penny Dreadful”) will be making his directorial debut with Whistler Camp, a new horror film in the works over at Blumhouse Productions.

“Whistler Camp is a queer empowerment story set at a gay conversion camp.”

Casting is currently underway. Stay tuned for more.

The press release notes, “Logan received the Tony award for his play Red and wrote the book for the musical Moulin Rouge. As a screenwriter, he is a three-time Academy Award nominee and has received Golden Globe, BAFTA, WGA, and Edgar awards. His films include Skyfall, Spectre, Gladiator, The Aviator, Hugo, The Last Samurai, Sweeney Todd, Rango, Alien: Covenant and Any Given Sunday. He also created Penny Dreadful for Showtime.”

Jason Blum and Michael Aguilar (Penny Dreadful, Kidding) will produce.

Ryan Turek is the creative executive overseeing the film for Blumhouse.