NEHST Studios, a film production, financing and distribution company helmed by Larry Meistrich, has acquired Sandrunner Entertainment's feature film, THE PALE HORSEMEN. The film is based on an upcoming Darkstorm Studios graphic novel of the same name.
Written and created by UNDERWORLD creator, Kevin Grevioux, THE PALE HORSEMEN graphic novel is the story of a gang of mysterious hit men, forced together to uncover who killed their assassin mentor. Grevioux will also write the screenplay and make his directorial debut with this supernatural crime thriller.
Grevioux and Len Wiseman wrote the original screenplay for the first UNDERWORLD film, kicking off the lucrative franchise. To date, the latest installment, UNDERWORLD: RISE OF THE LYCANS, has grossed more than $87 million worldwide.
Recently, two of Grevioux's other graphic novel properties, ZMD: ZOMBIES OF MASS DESTRUCTION and I, FRANKENSTEIN, have been optioned by Benderspink and Death Ray Films, respectively. I, FRANKENSTEIN will be helmed by Patrick Tatopoulos.
THE PALE HORSEMEN is co-produced by NEHST Studios, Sandrunner Entertainment and Darkstorm Filmworks. Larry Meistrich, Ari Friedman and Shane Walker will produce and H. Michael Heuser is Executive Producer. Heuser's company, Storm Entertainment, will act as Worldwide Sales Agent. Dana Offenbach will oversee production on behalf of NEHST.