Finn Wolfhard to Write and Direct New Horror Comedy Film

Since landing his breakout role as Mike Wheeler in stranger thingsFinn Wolfhard has garnered an impressive catalog of credits on his resume.

He starred in the 2017 remake of the horror film Thisits sequel It Chapter Twoand Ghostbusters: Afterlife. He appeared alongside some of the biggest names in the industry, including Nicole Kidman and Sarah Paulson in The goldfinch and Julianne Moore in When you’re done saving the world. Now he is adding director and screenwriter to his portfolio.

Tuesday, July 12, Deadline reported that Finn and actor Billy Bryk will write and direct a new horror-comedy film titled, One hell of a summer. The duo – who previously worked together on ghost hunters and When you end the world – will also star in the feature film, alongside The White LotusIt’s Fred Hechinger.

Plot details and storylines are being kept under wraps, and it’s unclear when the film is expected to hit theaters or on streaming services. It will be produced by Aggregate Films, in collaboration with 30WEST.

Finn shared Deadline announcement on his Instagram Stories on Tuesday, and in a statement by the outlet, expressed excitement for the new project.


“I’m so excited to co-direct my first feature film,” he said. “I’m blessed to work with an amazing cast and crew, and working with a company like 30WEST and Aggregate is a dream come true.”

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