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by Susan Ryant

Australian writing-directing team Colin and Cameron Cairnes, the duo behind 100 Bloody Acres and Scare Campaign, are next getting behind the camera for Late Night With the Devil , reports Variety.

David Dastmalchian (Dune, The Suicide Squad) stars as the host of a late-night talk show that goes horribly wrong.

Late Night With the Devil follows the live broadcast of a late-night talk show in 1977 that goes awry, “unleashing evil into the nation’s living rooms.”

Describing their project, Colin and Cameron Cairnes said in a statement, “In the ’70s and ’80s there was something slightly dangerous about late-night TV. Talk shows in particular were a window into some strange adult world. We thought combining that charged, live-to-air atmosphere with the supernatural could make for a uniquely frightening film experience.”

Late Night With the Devil, which is currently shooting in Australia, is the second title spawned by a multi-picture deal between low-budget U.S. genre label Spooky Pictures and Image Nation Abu Dhabi, following Chloe Okuno’s Watcher, which made a splash at Sundance.

Spooky Pictures founders Roy Lee (It, The Grudge, The Ring) and Steven Schneider (Pet Sematary, Paranormal Activity, Insidious), Derek Dauchy (“Al Kameen”) and Future Pictures’ Mat Govoni (“Lone Wolf”) and Adam White (“Lone Wolf”) and John Molloy are all producing Late Night With the Devil. Australian filmmaker Joel Anderson (Lake Mungo), Rami Yasin, and David Dastmalchian serve as executive producers.

Dastmalchian will next be seen in Amblin’s horror-thriller Last Voyage of the Demeter, directed by André Øvredal, and in Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer.