What’s subsequent for Tigers Are Not Afraid director Issa López, you ask? We’ve discovered right now that she’s on board to put in writing and direct Our Woman of Tears for Blumhouse, a horror film!
The film will probably be primarily based on the lately revealed Epic Journal article, “The Haunting of Girlstown,” written by Daniel Hernandez and revealed on Vox.
The article focuses on a mass hysteria epidemic with supernatural roots, that in 2007 unfold by way of Villa de las Niñas, an all women, Catholic boarding faculty within the outskirts of Mexico Metropolis. The varsity recruited and remoted socially uncared for women coming from households residing in excessive poverty and in distant areas of Mexico.
“The second I learn the Epic article, I knew I needed to inform this story. I personally attended a Catholic faculty in Mexico Metropolis. I grew up on a gradual weight-reduction plan of supernatural visitations and miracles, and of the actual life horrors that younger women who develop up in poverty face each day in Mexico, and around the globe. Having the prospect to inform that story with Jason and his crew, producers of such socially incisive style classics like Get Out, and of so many true horror gems, is a big privilege. I couldn’t be extra enthusiastic about this film,” López stated concerning the mission.
Our Woman of Tears will probably be produced by Blumhouse in affiliation with Epic Media.
Jason Blum will produce with Epic’s Joshua Davis and Arthur Spector. Epic co-founder Joshuah Bearman will government produce.