James McAvoy will replace the void left by Joaquin (‘Joaq’) Phoenix in M. Night Shyamalan’s next thriller. Nothing is known about the film other than it’s a low budget effort from Jason Blum‘s Blumhouse Production – like his recent hit The Visit.
McAvoy is a good guy and a great actor – so this should be an interesting fit. Meanwhile, it’s good to see that M.Night has his rediscovered his creative and commercial mojo with The Visit ($53 million US gross). Good work, dude. Good work.
Keep reading Movies In Focus to see how this shapes up.