Hulu has acquired the domestic rights to Aneesh Changanty’s horror/thriller Run from Lionsgate. The film, which stars Sarah Paulson and Kiera Allen, was originally slated for a theatrical run this spring and will now debut on the streaming platform.

Run Via The Hollywood Reporter

Run Via The Hollywood Reporter

What’s Happening: 

  • The Hollywood Reporter is writing that the horror/thriller film Run is coming to Hulu.
  • The movie stars Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story) and newcomer Kiera Allen and was originally set to be released by Lionsgate on May 8th.
  • Hulu acquired the domestic rights to the film from the studio and will bring it to their platform at a yet to be announced date.
  • In addition to premiering on Hulu’s Run will have a theatrical release in select international markets.
  • The film hails from the team behind 2018’s Searching —a thriller starring John Cho.
  • Variety points out this is the first thriller since 1948’s The Sign of the Ram to feature a wheelchair user (Allen) as a star.

About the Film:

  • Run centers on the relationship between a mother and daughter, played by newcomer Kiera Allen. The mother has raised her daughter in total isolation, controlling every move she’s made since birth, but when the wheelchair-bound teen begins to grasp the unsettling secrets around her, it sets off a chain of events that see the girl in the fight of her life.”
  • Aneesh Chaganty directed the film and co-wrote the script with Sev Ohanian. Ohanian also serves as producer along with Natalie Qasabian. 

What They’re Saying:

  • Director, Aneesh Chaganty: “We’re super excited audiences will get to stream Run on Hulu, a platform that’s really committed to giving the movie the same, big splash that was always intended for it. Plus, the film is about a girl who’s been quarantined at home her whole life; watching it the same way should be a fitting experience in 2020.”