Following a string of flops and critical disasters, M. Night Shyamalan’s luck seems to be finally turning around. His latest horror film ‘The Visit’ was a moderate hit and following it’s sucess Blumhouse Productions, a sibsidory company within Universal Pictures have announced his next film.
Blumhouse announed that his next film will be called Split and is aiming to be released January 20th 2017. The Visit was a found footage film funded entirely by Shyamalan himself and distrubuted by Blumhouse.
Not much is known about his next film except that it is now in pre-production and it will feature James McAvoy, Anya Taylor Joy, Hayley Lu Richardson, Betty Buckly and Jessica Sul. The film was originally to feature Oscar nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix in the lead, however he eventually dropped out and was replaced by McAvoy.