After crafting one of the best films of 2016 with The Fits, the creative team is finally returning with a follow-up. Anna Rose Holmer and Saela Davis will be co-directing a Gothic psychological drama produced by Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly, Variety reports. The Fits, which is Holmer’s directorial debut, was edited and co-written by Saela Davis, had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival back in 2015. This time around, these two have decided to collaborate on directing.
O’Reilly has been involved in producing some titles such as the Academy Award-winning short Head Over Heels and the drama Lady Macbeth starring Florence Pugh. Not much has been revealed regarding the film’s premise, however the screenplay will be written by debut screenwriter Shane Crowley. It has been mentioned that the movie will take place in Ireland, and that the project will be done with the help of O’Reilly’s own banner Sixty Six Pictures.
As we await more details, watch a Q&A for The Fits from New Directors/New Films.