Books of Blood information
Hulu Original Film, BOOKS OF BLOOD
Books of Blood was shot in Halifax and Hants Counties in the Fall of 2019, and is supported through the Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Incentive Fund.
Logline: Based on Clive Barker’s acclaimed and influential horror anthology BOOKS OF BLOOD, this feature takes audiences on a journey into uncharted and forbidden territory through three uncanny tales tangled in space and time.
Director: Brannon Braga, making his feature directorial debut - With an immensely successful career spanning almost three decades, Brannon Braga is a Peabody Award-winning and Emmy-nominated writer and producer that has established himself as one of the most revered genre television creators. He is perhaps best known for being one of the key creative forces of “Star Trek” franchise series, for which he wrote or co-wrote more episodes than any other writer and received an Emmy nomination. He went on to produce and direct the award-winning “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” which earned him a Peabody Award, PGA Award and two additional Emmy nominations, and created WGN America’s first-ever drama series “Salem.” He is currently an Executive Producer on the HULU and Emmy-nominated space adventure series “The Orville” and the upcoming installment to the Cosmos franchise “Cosmos: Possible Worlds.”
Writers: Brannon Braga & Adam Simon (“Salem,” THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT) based on a short story by Clive Barker with contributing original material.
Executive Producers: Brannon Braga, Seth MacFarlane, Erica Huggins, Alana Kleiman, Adam Simon, Brian Witten, Jeff Kwatinetz, Josh Barry and Clive Barker.
Co-Executive Producer: Mark Miller
Producers: Joe Micucci, Jason Clark, and Michael Mahoney
Studio: Fox 21 Television Studios & Fuzzy Door
Premiere: Fall 2020
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About Fox 21 Television Studios:
Fox 21 Television Studios, a division of Disney Television Studios, is devoted to making creatively ambitious scripted and unscripted series for all distribution platforms. Fox 21 Television Studios is responsible for the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning sensation from Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson and Brad Simpson, “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (with FX Productions), as well as its follow-up “The Assassination of Gianni Versace” which also won the Emmy and Golden Globe for Outstanding Limited Series; the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning “Homeland,” starring Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin which enters its eighth and final season this year; the Emmy-winning “Fosse/Verdon” from award-winning producers Thomas Kail, Steven Levenson, Joel Fields and Lin-Manuel Miranda and starring Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams; the blockbuster “Sons of Anarchy” as well as its follow-up “Mayans M.C.” from co-creators Kurt Sutter and Elgin James; “Queen of the South,” executive produced by David T. Friendly, Dailyn Rodriguez and Benjamin Daniel Lobato; the Emmy winning “Pose” from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Steven Canals, Janet Mock, Alexis Martin Woodall and Sherry Marsh; the Emmy-nominated “Genius: Einstein” and its follow-up “Genius: Picasso.”; and “The Politician” from Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan and starring Tony-winner Ben Platt and Oscar winners Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Lange. Upcoming series include Ryan Murphy’s “Ratched” starring Golden Globe and Emmy winner Sarah Paulson in the title role; “The Old Man” starring Academy Award winning Jeff Bridges and six-time Emmy winner John Lithgow; the newest installment of “American Crime Story” entitled “American Crime Story: Impeachment” starring Sarah Paulson, Beanie Feldstein and Annaleigh Ashford; and the newest installment of “Genius” entitled “Genius: Aretha Franklin” starring Cynthia Erivo, Malcolm Barrett, Rebecca Naomi Jones, with Anthony Hemingway tapped to executive produce and direct the pilot. Fox 21 Television Studios shows have amassed a collective 120 Emmy nominations and 32 Emmy wins, as well as multiple Golden Globes, Humanitas Prizes and Peabody Awards. Fox 21 Television Studios, ABC Studios and 20th Century Fox Television comprise Disney Television Studios, a collection of labels that produces the most award-winning, culture-defining programming across 16 broadcast, cable, digital and international platforms. Its programming now reaches more than a billion people every day across the world; in as many as 180 countries, across six continents, in 30 different languages.
About Fuzzy Door
Led by writer, producer and director Seth MacFarlane and President, Erica Huggins, Fuzzy Door is the production company behind many of today’s most successful film and television projects. With potent irreverence, biting satire, rule-breaking humor, compelling social issues and engaging storytelling, it has created an enviable portfolio of award-winning properties. Currently, the company produces the Hulu space adventure series, “The Orville,” the beloved and Emmy award-winning animated comedy series, “Family Guy,” which is currently celebrating its 20th anniversary and the fan-favorite series, “American Dad!,” now airing its 14thseason. Fuzzy Door strategically built on the success of the 1980’s “Cosmos” series by producing the award-winning “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” which garnered 13 Emmy nominations and was seen by over 135 million people worldwide, and is gearing up for the next installment “Cosmos: Possible Worlds” set to air in 2020. On the film side, Fuzzy Door has created a number of commercially successful comedies such as TED, TED 2 and A MILLION WAYS TO DIE IN THE WEST, which have collectively grossed more than $800 million at the worldwide box office. The company is committed to weaving a socially conscious and intellectually curious thread through projects to bring fearless, innovative and bold stories to life while maintaining its trademark sense of humor and wonder.