Horror icon Jamie Lee Curtis has signed a three-year first look deal with Blumhouse for film and television via her Comet Pictures company, and their first collaboration, an eco-horror film titled Mother Nature, is already in the works!
“I’m 61 and my motto now is: ‘If not now, when, if not me, who?’ I’m excited to have a creative home to explore my own ideas and others,” Curtis said in a press release. “Jason and his team have made me feel welcome. Comet is ready to bring these stories to screen life.”
“Jamie is a force of nature and was a real partner on Halloween. So it’s both an honor and incredibly apt that she’s making her first feature film as a director with Mother Nature,” Jason Blum, Blumhouse CEO and Founder, added.
Curtis and Blum, of course, worked together on 2018’s reboot of Halloween from David Gordon Green that also boasted John Carpenter’s return to the franchise as a producer and composer. The film broke records right and left with the largest opening weekend for a horror film with a female lead and the largest opening for a film of any genre with a 55+ woman as the lead. Blumhouse has two more films in the franchise slated to release over the next two years titled Halloween Kills and Halloween Ends.
Just this last weekend several cast members along with Blum and Green did a live Tweet #HalloweenAtHome party where they watched the film with fans and tweeted along.
It will definitely be interesting to see what Jamie Lee Curtis and Jason Blum create together in an ongoing production relationship.