WE TV Greenlights Thriller Drama ‘South Of Hell’ From Jason Blum, Eli Roth & Sonar

Ahead of the July debut of its first original scripted series, The Divide, WE tv has greenlighted a second scripted drama, thriller South Of Hell from Sonar Entertainment and Blumhouse Television. The series, given an eight-episode order for a 2015 premiere, comes from two of the top horror producers, Jason Blum and Eli Roth, in their first pairing. A supernatural thriller set in Savannah, GA, jason blumeli rothSouth Of Hell focuses on Maria Abascal, a demon hunter whose power stems from within. The premiere episode will be directed by Roth (Hostel). “As WE tv moves firmly into scripted programming, we are committed to presenting distinctive and engaging stories,” said WE tv President Marc Juris. “That is certainly the case with South Of Hell, a dramatic thriller that introduces viewers to an unforgettable character, supernatural themes and the battle between good and evil.” The premiere episode was written by Matt Lambert. James Manos Jr. (Dexter) is executive producer and showrunner. Blum of Blumhouse Prods (Insidious) also serves as executive producer, along with Gerard Bocaccio, who worked at Blumhouse; Sonar’s former CEO Stewart Till; his replacement, Gene Stein; and Roth.

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