Stone House, Dark Country and a Vacancy prequel!
Sony recently launched a new production arm called Stage 6 that will produce and acquire a variety of projects for theatrical and direct-to-DVD release.
Titles currently on the slab include a Vacancy prequel, Alex Turner’s The Stone House, Thomas Jane’s Dark Country (which you can read more about here), The Lodger (now starring Alfred Molina) and a third Starship Troopers film with Casper Van Dien and Jolene Blaylock. Stage 6 with shepherd about ten to fifteen flicks a year budgeted between $1-10 million.
“Stage 6 will also continue to leverage our vast library of studio films as we have done with ‘Daddy Day Camp’ and the ‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ franchise,” says Adrian Alperovich, senior exec VP and general manager of Sony’s acquisitions group.