Bill Skarsgard and Maika Monroe Comedic Thriller ‘Villains’ Acquired by Gunpowder & Sky

Gunpowder & Sky has acquired the U.S. rights to “Villains,” a comedic thriller starring “It” actor Bill Skarsgård and Maika Monroe, the content studio announced Thursday.

Villains” made its premiere at this year’s SXSW film festival, and it also stars Jeffrey Donovan and Kyra Sedgwick playing two sadistic homeowners who hold a pair of amateur criminals hostage after the young criminals break into their suburban home and stumble upon their dark secret.

Dan Berk and Robert Olsen directed the film for Bron Studios’ genre arm The Realm. Gunpowder & Sky is partnering with MoviePass Films for a release this summer.

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“Villains” was produced by Trevor White, Tim White and Allan Mandelbaum of Star Thrower Entertainment, and Garrick Dion of The Realm. The film marks the second collaboration between Gunpowder & Sky and The Realm, following the release of

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