Stranger Things star Finn Wolfhard begins filming his directorial feature film Hell of A Summer this month in Ontario, Canada.

stranger things Star Finn Wolfhard begins filming his directorial debut, hell of a summer. Wolfhard is known for portraying Mike Wheeler in stranger thingsRichie Tozier in It and It: chapter twoand Trevor in Ghostbusters: Life After Death. Wolfhard also wrote and directed the comedy short, night shiftsin 2020, which earned him the Best Director Award and the Silver Audience Award for Best Canadian Short at the 2020 Atlanta Shortsfest.

now THR reports that production of Wolfhard’s horror comedy begins in Ontario, Canada. hell of a summer. Wolfhard co-wrote and directed the film with Billy Bryk, who starred alongside Wolfhard in Ghostbusters: Life After Death as well as night shifts. 30West is financing and producing the film, and Jason Bateman, Michael Costigan and Jay Van Hoy are on board as producers. Bryk, Wolfhard and Fred Hechinger (The White Lotus) will star in the film. A full quote from Wolfhard can be read below:


I am very excited to be co-directing my first feature film. I’m getting the chance to work with an incredible cast and crew and working with a company like 30West and Aggregate is a dream come true.

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Although details about the film’s plot are yet to be revealed, Wolfhard has been familiar with both the horror genre and the comedy world from his time on the helm stranger things and Ghostbusters: Life After Death Shows promise this next movie could hit the horror comedy sweet spot. Having a producer like Bateman who is knowledgeable about dark comedy, as evidenced by Terrible bosses, will hopefully make the film a successful debut. Viewers will need to continue to watch as more plot details emerge as production progresses hell of a summer continues.

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Sources: THR

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