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PlayStation Productions’ Until Dawn Film Casts Michael Cimino, Ji-young Yoo, Ella Rubin, and Odessa A’zion

PlayStation Productions is eyeing its next video game production with its film adaption of 2015’s Until Dawn with the announcement of four of its cast members – Michael Cimino (Never Have I Ever), Ji-young Yoo (Expats), Ella Rubin (The Idea of You), and Odessa A’zion (Hellraiser) in unknown roles, according to Deadline in an exclusive report.

The upcoming adaptation of the horror film announced earlier this year is slated to be directed by David F. Sandberg, who might be better known for directing Annabelle: Creation, Lights Out, and Shazam!, although we’re just talking about the first movie here. The original draft of the Until Dawn film was written by Blair Butler (G4, The Invitation), with the film’s script currently being written by Gary Dauberman (Salem’s Lot). PlayStation Productions described the film as “an R-rated love letter to the horror genre,” which will be produced by Screen Gems and PlayStation Productions.

“At PlayStation Productions, we are always looking to find creative and authentic ways to adapt our beloved games that our fans will enjoy. Alongside Screen Gems, we’ve assembled a fantastic cast of new characters that builds upon our already stellar filmmaking team and their vision for the adaptation. We’re excited to reveal more about the movie soon,” PlayStation Productions head Asad Qizilbash said in a statement to Deadline

The original Until Dawn game was developed by Supermassive Games and launched exclusively on PS4 in 2015. Its story is told from the perspective of eight teenagers on a one-night winter vacation at a cabin on Blackwood Mountain. The game featured the player controlling all eight characters and making significant decisions for them, which would play out and impact the game’s ending. While it’s been nearly a decade since its release, a remake developed in Unreal Engine 5 by developer Ballistic Moon is set to launch on PC and PS5 this fall. We got another look at the Until Dawn remake at the most recent State of Play.