The Script Lab Podcast: Scott Beck and Bryan Woods — Writers of HAUNT and A QUIET PLACE

The new film Haunt, written and directed by Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, is the perfect follow up to A Quiet Place (2018) and scared the living daylights out of me. If you like haunted houses, oh-so creepy masks and intense gore, you’ll love this more traditional slasher movie.

I sat down with Scott and Bryan to find out how to write a character-driven horror film, and see if they could share any details about A Quiet Place 2, which is set to release in 2020.

Starring Katie Stevens (Faking It) and Will Brittain (William), Haunt centers around a group of friends who encounter an extreme haunted house that promises to feed on their darkest fears. The night turns deadly, however, as they come to the horrifying realization that some nightmares are real.

Haunt opened Sept. 13.

Listen to the podcast below.

Shanee Edwards graduated from UCLA Film School with an MFA in Screenwriting and is currently the film critic for She recently won the Next MacGyver television writing competition to create a TV show about a female engineer. Her pilot, Ada and the Machine, is currently in development with America Ferrera’s Take Fountain Productions. You can follow her on Twitter: @ShaneeEdwards

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