James Gunn’s Untitled Horror Starts Filming and Confirms New Cast Members

Elizabeth Banks Stars in James Gunn's Horror Film
Elizabeth Banks at the ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ premiere (Photo © Richard Chavez / Showbiz Junkies)

Principal photography has begun on James Gunn and the H Collective’s as-yet-untitled horror film. With filming now underway, the complete main cast list has been announced, with four actors joining the film’s previously announced star, Elizabeth Banks.

Jackson Dunn (Shameless), David Denman, (13 Hours, Power Rangers), Meredith Hagner (Search Party, Younger), and Matt Jones (Mom, Home) are now on board the project which has James Gunn and his Troll Court Entertainment producing. David Yarovesky is directing from a script by Brian Gunn and Mark Gunn.

The H Collective is financing the horror film.

The horror thriller marks the reunion of James Gunn and Elizabeth Banks. Banks starred in Gunn’s directorial debut, the 2006 critically acclaimed R-rated horror comedy, Slither. Gunn also wrote the Slither script. Nathan Fillion, Gregg Henry, Michael Rooker, and Brenda James also starred in Gunn’s first feature film as director.

James Gunn’s additional directing credits include Super, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. He’s also on board to direct Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 starring Chris Pratt.

Elizabeth Banks recently starred in Pitch Perfect 3, Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later, and Power Rangers. Banks’ credits also include The Hunger Games films, the first two Pitch Perfect movies, Love & Mercy, Walk of Shame, and People Like Us.

Jackson Dunn has appeared in Legendary Dudas, GLOW, and Get Shorty. David Denman’s filmography includes Outcast, Logan Lucky, The Gift, Parenthood, and The Office.

Meredith Hagner’s credits include Ingrid Goes West, Royal Pains, Veep, A Gift Wrapped Christmas, Men at Work, Lights Out, and As the World Turns. Matt Jones’ lengthy list of credits includes Lets’s Get Physical, The Layover, A Bad Idea Gone Wrong, Sanjay and Craig, Breaking Bad, The Office, How I Met Your Mother, and Red State.