Hulu Film Adaptation of Clive Barker’s Books of Blood Adds Three Cast Members
The project welcomes Andy McQueen, Freda Foh Shen, and Nicholas Campbell to the nightmare.
By Chris Morse
As we learned a couple of weeks ago, Clive Barker’s horror anthology Books of Blood is set to be adapted to film for Hulu from The Orville duo Brannon Braga and Seth MacFarlane. While the initial stars and details were revealed with the initial announcement, we now have an update from Deadline in the form of three new casting additions.
Joining the project are Andy McQueen (The Handmaid’s Tale, Fahrenheit 451), Freda Foh Shen (Ad Astra, Star Trek), and Nicholas Campbell (Heartland, Black Mirror’s “Arkangel”). They will appear in the movie opposite previously-announced stars Anna Friel, Britt Robertson, Rafi Gavron, and Yul Vazquez.
Books of Blood is a six-book series from Clive Barker, with each installment being a collection of stories ranging from horror to fantasy. Many of them take place in typical settings featuring typical people, but strange or terrifying events unfold to bring horror into the mix.
The film from Fox 21 Television Studios is based on Barker’s original material and will be directed by Brannon Braga, who is executive producing on top of co-writing alongside Adam Simon. Seth MacFarlane is also on board as executive producer under his Fuzzy Door Productions banner.
Starring is Anna Friel (Marcella), Britt Robertson (For the People), Rafi Gavron (A Star is Born), Yul Vazquez (Midnight, Texas), Andy McQueen (The Handmaid’s Tale, Fahrenheit 451), Freda Foh Shen (Ad Astra, Star Trek), and Nicholas Campbell (Heartland, Black Mirror’s “Arkangel”). Fans can expect the movie to arrive sometime next year in the fall.
Stay tuned to Dead Entertainment for all the latest news and updates on this project and much more!
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