Horror Film Production Company Blumhouse To Produce Video Games

Blumhouse Production, Jason Blum's film production company known for producing the likes of Get Out, M3GAN and Insidious, is expanding with the launch of Blumhouse Games.

According to reports, Zach Wood will board the company as President and Don Sechler as CFO. Blumhouse Games is set to produce and publish video games, and will partner with independent game developers in the creation of "original, horror-themed games for console, PC and mobile audiences. Deadline adds that the company "will target indie-budget games (below $10M) in pushing creative boundaries."

“For some time we have been looking to build out a team to start accessing the growth opportunity in interactive media. When we sat with Zach and Don they articulated an approach that resonated with Blumhouse’s model and we knew it was a perfect place for us to start our push into the interactive space,” Abhijay Prakash, Blumhouse President said in a statement.. “With their experience, sensibility and knowledge of the gaming marketplace Zach and Don are the ideal leaders to leverage Blumhouse’s unique genre strengths into gaming.”

“Through my time in the industry, I’ve had the good fortune of working closely with developers to bring their ideas to life. There’s a unique opportunity for horror and genre in the indie game space, and I’m thrilled about teaming up with Blumhouse to meaningfully leverage the company’s brand, reputation, and creative talent,” added Wood.

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