Universal Pictures said today that its newly acquired politcal action-thriller The Hunt will hit theaters on September 27, 2019. The studio noted that Pearl Studio’s animated comedy-adventure Everest, which Uni also is distributing, remains set to open that same day.
Written by Damon Lindelof and his The Leftovers collaborator Nick Cuse and directed by Craig Zobol (Z for Zachariah, Compliance), The Hunt‘s plot details are under wraps. Jason Blum produces for his Blumhouse Productions alongside Lindelof for his White Rabbit shingle. Cuse and Zobel executive produce. Universal and Blumhouse picked up the fil
Everest makes the 3,000-mile journey from the streets of Shanghai to the Himalayan snowscapes. When a group of misfits encounter a young Yeti named Everest, they embark upon an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. Directed by Jill Culton and co-directed by Todd Wilderman, the toon was written by William Davies, exec produced by Tim Johnson and produced by Suzanne Buirgy.
Universal’s The Hunt and Everest have that early fall weekend next year to themselves for the time being.