Atomic Monster & Blumhouse Go For ‘Night Swim’ With Wyatt Russell & Kerry Condon; Bryce McGuire directing and writing


EXCLUSIVE: In their next collaboration after last weekend’s opening smash of over $30 million M3GANCreate Atomic Monster and Blumhouse Night swimming with Wyatt Russell and Kerry Condon. Bryce McGuire will direct and write the supernatural thriller built around the hidden source of terror in an iconic backyard pool. The film is based on the short film created by McGuire and Rod Blackhurst.

Cameras will roll soon for a January 19, 2024 theatrical release via Universal.

James Wan and Jason Blum are producers of the film. Their companies Atomic Monster and Blumhouse are in final talks to merge. Atomic Monster’s Michael Clear and Judson Scott and Blumhouse’s Ryan Turek are EPs. Alayna Glasthal will be the creative executive overseeing the film for Atomic Monster.

Russell will next star in Untitled from Apple+ and Legendary Television Godzilla Series, alongside Kurt Russell, Anna Sawai, Ren Watabe, Kiersey Clemons, Joe Tippett and Elisa Lasowski. Following this, Wyatt will be seen in Marvel’s upcoming film Lightning strikes, alongside Florence Pugh and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Disney is slated to release this project on July 26, 2024. While the exact plot is still under wraps, this will be a reprisal for Russell’s critically acclaimed role in the Disney+ series, The falcon and the winter soldier. Most recently, Russell was featured in FX’s critically acclaimed limited drama series, Under the banner of heaven, alongside Andrew Garfield, Daisy Edgar-Jones and Sam Worthington. Also last year, offscreen, Russell starred in and produced the new QCode action podcast series classified. His previous film credits include: Richard Linklater’s Everyone wants something!!, which was nominated for a Gotham Award in the Best Feature category; from Jeff Grace Folk hero & funny guy, for which he played, wrote and performed all live guitar performances; Ingrid goes west; Overlord; Joe Wright’s Hitchcockian drama, The woman in the window; Ethan Hawkes Bladder alongside Sam Rockwell and Kris Kristofferson, among others. In television, his previous credits include the Blumhouse Television limited series for Showtime, The good lord bird next to Ethan Hawke; starring in AMC’s Lodge 49

with Russell reprising his role both seasons; and Netflix’s acclaimed anthology series Black mirror.

Condon can currently be seen opposite Colin Farrell and Brendan Gleeson in Martin McDonagh’s critically acclaimed film, The Banshees of Inisherin . Condon has received critical acclaim as well as Golden Globe and Critics Choice Award nominations for her performance as Siobhán. She will next be seen in the upcoming thriller In The land of saints and sinnersalongside Liam Neeson and Ciarán Hinds. Condon’s film credits include Angela’s ashesthe Academy Award-winning Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri; Bad Samaritan ; Dom Hemingwayopposite Jude Law; and the Oscar winning short film The coast , among other things. Condon lends her voice to the role of “Friday”. Avengers: Endgame, Infinity War and Age of Ultron as well as inside Spider Man: Coming Homeand Captain American: Civil War . On television, she recently appeared as “Molly Sullivan” on Showtime’s third season Ray Donovanas well as the serial’s sequential movie and appearing in shows like Women on the edge, You better call Saul ,LuckandRome. In 2009 she appeared on stage inThe cripple of Inishmaanalso from McDonagh, for which she won a Lucille Lortel and a Drama Desk award.

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After graduating from AFI, McGuire plunged into the genre scene selling his original spec,The White Room to Amblin/Picture Company and continue workingNever for Blumhouse andBaghead for StudioCanal/Picture Co. McGuire is currently working with Vera Farmiga on the surreal comedy seriesTabloid dreamsfor Source Studios.

Russell is represented by UTA and Jackoway Austen Tyerman Wertheimer Mandelbaum Morris Bernstein Trattner & Klein.

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Condon is represented by CAA, Curtis Brown Group, Framework Entertainment and Gang, Tire, Ramer, Brown & Passman.

McGuire is represented by Gersh and Logan Clare at Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole.

Wan is represented by CAA, Stacey Testro International and Myman Greenspan TBEN Rosenberg Mobasser Younger & Light.