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Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan’s supernatural thriller will be a period piece with “anime influences”

The as-yet-untitled genre thriller from Black Panther veterans Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Jordan has found its home, and the new details are sweet.

Word on the street was that the package included vampires and slick action, and studios were all over it. Well, we’ve now learned via The Hollywood Reporter that Warner Bros. Pictures has emerged victorious, winning the bidding battle against studios like Universal Pictures.

As teased before, the intent is to fast-track the production, as much of the pre-production is already done. According to THR: “sources say the studio and Coogler are moving fast and are eyeing an April start of production in New Orleans.” The deal is also said to include Coogler’s co-ownership of the potential IP, though the full details are unclear at this point.

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