Pete Davidson to star in horror-thriller from ‘The Purge’ director


Pete Davidson is making headlines but once more—- however not for his BDE or Kardashian romance.

Now, the “Saturday Night Live” star is slated to act in a brand new horror-thriller film, “The Home.”

The movie, directed by James DeMonaco of “The Purge,” can be produced by Miramax’s Bill Block and Sébastien Okay. Lemercier. (DeMonaco and Adam Canto are the flick’s screenwriters.) Like Davidson, the filmmaker proudly hails from Staten Island.

“We’re excited to be backing DeMonaco’s brilliant vision,” Block told Deadline. “James’ ‘The Purge’ horror franchise has grossed over $450 million at the worldwide box office. With his masterful storytelling abilities and Pete’s versatility as an actor, this film will put audiences everywhere on the edge of their seats.”

Pete Davidson
Davidson, maybe greatest recognized for his “SNL” skits and carefree perspective, already made headlines final yr as his relationship with Kim Kardashian blossomed.
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The flick will comply with Max, performed by Davidson, who works at a retirement residence full of residents and caretakers who’re hiding quite a lot of skeletons in their closets. Max, described as “troubled,” snoops by means of the forbidden fourth flooring of the ability, uncovering secrets and techniques of his personal previous, together with his childhood in foster care.

Production on “The Home” is meant to start this month, in accordance to Deadline, and would be the latest horror movie for Miramax, becoming a member of the corporate’s slew of spine-tingling films together with “Scream” and “Dracula.”

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The closely tattooed star will play the principle character in the movie, Max, who seeks to uncover secrets and techniques of a retirement residence.
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But this isn’t Davidson’s first stint at appearing.

In addition to his sketches on “SNL” — the place he’s amongst the youngest forged members at 28 years outdated — he started starring in movies two years in the past, starting with Judd Apatow’s “The King of Staten Island” and, later, Hulu’s “Big Time Adolescence.”

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Davidson most not too long ago appeared on Miley Cyrus’ “New Year’s Eve Party” after showing collectively on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night present.

The Staten Island native additionally made headlines in 2021 for being romantically linked to Kim Kardashian (which shocked followers, however not Martha Stewart, who thinks he’s “cute”).

Meanwhile, rumors circulated this month that he could be the 2022 Oscars host.

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