E.L. “Evan” Katz has signed on to direct You’ll Be The Death Of Me for Lionsgate. Todd Lieberman, David Hoberman and Alex Young at Mandeville are producing from a script by Mark Hammer. The comedy thriller follows two single New Yorkers whose budding romance is complicated by the attention of a masked knife-wielding psychopath. Katz is repped by Gersh, manager Jeremy Platt and attorney Kim Stenton. The director’s film Cheap Thrills, about a scheming couple who put a struggling family man and his old friend through a series of twisted dares one eveningbowed at SXSW and stars Pat Healy, David Koechner, Ethan Embry and Sara Paxton. Pic sold to Drafthouse Films, won the Audience Award and was the critic’s pick for Best First Feature.

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