Searchlight Pictures has reportedly acquired the rights to Hound starring Zoey Deutch according to Deadline.

Photo Source: Backstage

Photo Source: Backstage

What’s Happening:

  • Searchlight Pictures, the independent label of 20th Century Studios, has reportedly acquired the rights to a screenplay called Hound with Lisa Duva attached to star.
  • The screenplay, written by Lisa Duva, centers on a dog groomer who gets bit by a stray dog, causing her body to go through changes that give her dark desires.
  • Actress Zoey Deutch came across the script and approached the writer to produce and star, putting the package on the market.
  • Deadline says that Searchlight Pictures was quick to jump on the project and in addition to starring, Zoey Deutch will also serve as a producer.
  • The actress recently produced and starred in a film called Buffaloed and plays Infinity Jackson in the Netflix series The Politician produced by 20th Television.
  • No announcements have been made about a director or when filming is expected to start.