A couple of noted film directors have just signed up for new exclusive deals which will likely encompass some of their next few projects.
Writer/director Drew Goddard (“The Cabin in the Woods,” “The Good Place”) has signed an exclusive, multiyear overall deal with 20th Century Fox Television and will write, create, direct and develop new TV series for them across all platforms. Goddard’s deal is the first to close since 20th Century Fox Television officially became a part of Walt Disney.
Babak Anvari and Lucan Toh, the duo behind Iranian horror film “Under the Shadow” and this year’s Sundance film “Wounds,” have struck a first-look deal with AMC. No projects are listed at this point with both developing works with other companies at present including the Hitchcock-esque thriller “I Came By”.
Finally, “Bridesmaids” and “A Simple Favor” director Paul Feig is moving to Universal Pictures with his FeigCo Entertainment production company have entered into a first-look production agreement with the studio after previously being setup at 20th Century Fox. Universal is set to release Feig’s new film, the holiday romance “Last Christmas” starring Henry Golding and Emilia Clarke.