Film News Roundup: STXsurreal Sets Vr Projects for Kevin Smith, Ed Helms, Dave Bautista

In today’s film news roundup, Stx unveils a Vr slate, “A Swingers Weekend” gets acquired and horror film “Blood Quantum” starts shooting.

Vr Slate

Stx Entertainment’s STXsurreal has unveiled an expanded Vr slate, including projects by Kevin Smith, Ed Helms, Dave Bautista and a “Mile 22” spinoff from director Peter Berg.

The slate features original short-form series that will premiere on the Surreal channel, which will launch as an app on Vr headsets in mid-2018. The channel will kick off with “The Limit,” a short-form Vr series from Robert Rodriguez with Michelle Rodriguez starring.

Helms is directing and producing comedy series “New Tricks from The Office,” centering on an aimless 30-year-old Radio Shack employee who receives a visit from a magical elf one day and learns he is destined to become the world’s greatest wizard. Helms will produce the series with Mike Falbo via their Pacific Electric Picture Co.

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