Blumhouse Productions is expanding its talent pool now that it’s at Universal. According to Variety, the company is going to work with Rob Cohen (The Fast and the Furious) on The Boy Next Door. Jennifer Lopez is set to star.
The site says, “Lopez will star as a newly separated mother who begins an affair with a new teenage neighbor who befriends her son. Trouble ensues, however, when she tries to abruptly end the relationship.”
Filming begins this fall.
Blumhouse is behind films like the “Paranormal Activity” series and this year’s The Purge and Insidious Chapter 2.
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