SCYTHE by Shusterman to be adapted by Universal

SCYTHE, the award-winning novel by Neal Shusterman, is being adapted by Universal Studios. Big news today: the writers of 10 Cloverfield Lane, Josh Campbell and Matt Stuecken, have joined the project. Underground Films will produce the project alongside Universal, while Neal Shusterman will executive produce.

AdamSCYTHE by Shusterman to be adapted by Universal

Karlak to Direct VR series

Congratulations to David Karlak! He will be directing the VR series Blackbox with RSA Films. Underground and Scott Free will produce.  

AdamKarlak to Direct VR series


The trailer for LA Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later has just been released! Watch it here. The powerful documentary was executive produced by John Singleton, working with Underground.


Jamey Sheridan Joins Unit Zero

  Congrats to Jamey Sheridan!! He is joining the cast of Unit Zero to play the role of Mike Barclay, Director of the CIA.

AdamJamey Sheridan Joins Unit Zero

Gaumont Adapting Shusterman Novels

    Underground is excited to announce that Gaumont has optioned the rights to tclient Neal Shusterman’s novels, titled The Star Shards Chronicles.  Congrats to Neal! The books will be made into a high-concept animated series.

AdamGaumont Adapting Shusterman Novels

Filmula’s Johnny Lin & Brian Oliver Acquire Rights To ‘Rise’ From Warner Bros

Underground Films is thrilled to announce our upcoming project with client David Karlak, the brilliant director behind the sci-fi short Rise. The rights to Rise have been acquired by Filmula’s Johnny Lin and Brian Oliver, who will build a film franchise based on Rise with Underground Films and Vertigo Productions. Rise starred Anton Yelchin in a thrilling take on the ominous possibility of an AI insurgency against … Read More

AdamFilmula’s Johnny Lin & Brian Oliver Acquire Rights To ‘Rise’ From Warner Bros

Ed Helms visits Verbum Dei High School

Trevor Engelson brought in a special guest to the Entertainment Club at Verbum Dei High School this week. Ed Helms, star of The Hangover, The Office, came to hang out with the students and speak to them. It was an amazing experience for everyone involved.

AdamEd Helms visits Verbum Dei High School