Bill Skarsgård, Maika Monroe

Bill Skarsgård, Maika Monroe

It star Bill Skarsgård will star opposite and Maika Monroe from It Follows in comedic thriller Villains for BRON subsidiary The Realm and Star Thrower Entertainment.

Dan Berk and Robert Olsen will direct from their 2016 Black List screenplay about a pair of amateur criminals who break into a house owned by two sadists harbouring a secret.

Star Thrower’s Tim and Trevor White are producing with production head Allan Mandelbaum, and Garrick Dion for The Realm. BRON’s Aaron L. Gilbert and Creative Wealth Media’s Jason Cloth serve as executive producers.

Endeavor Content represents North American rights and no international sales agent was attached at time of writing.

Berk and Olsen previously wrote, produced and directed Body for Oscilloscope Laboratories, and directed The Stakelander, a sequel to Jim Mickle’s Stake Land.

The Realm’s latest film, Prospect, premieres in SXSW this month. Star Thrower’s recent slate includes The Post, based on a screenplay they developed with writer Liz Hannah; Matt Spicer’s Spirit Award-winning Ingrid Goes West; and Taylor Sheridan’s Wind River.