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A Dead By Daylight Movie Is In The Works At Blumhouse

Sounds Killer.

Blumhouse, the production company responsible for films like Get Out, M3GAn and The Purge, has announced that its developing a movie adaptation of the asymmetrical multiplayer horror hit, Dead by Daylight.

According to an exclusive report from Variety, the film will be created in partnership with James Wan’s film company, Atomic Monster, and the game’s developer Behaviour Interactive. No director or screenwriter has been found for the film yet, so it’s evidently still very early days.

“We know there are so many fans of ‘Dead by Daylight’ out there and think it’s imperative we find someone who appreciates and loves the world as much as we do, to help us bring the game to the big screen,” Blumhouse CEO, Jason Blum is quoted as saying. “We know our partners at Behaviour and Atomic Monster will help us bring the best version of this game to life.”

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Dead by Daylight was released in 2016 and has garnered over 50 million players since launch, growing immensely and becoming a vehicle for a huge number of iconic horror franchise tie-ins like Evil Dead, Saw, Stranger Things and Silent Hill.

Blum had also recently announced a movie into the video game sector, with plans to make “immersive horror games” and work with existing titles in development at small studios to offer financing and creative input.