Wunmi Mosaku and Sope Dirisu appear in His House by Remi Weekes, an official selection of the Midnight program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Aidan Monaghan.
Wunmi Mosaku and Sope Dirisu appear in His House by Remi Weekes, an official selection of the Midnight program at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Aidan Monaghan.

Netflix has acquired the global rights to the horror film His House from director/writer: Remi Weekes which world premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in the Midnight section

The film stars Wunmi Mosaku (Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them) and Sope Dirisu (The Huntsman: Winter’s War)

After making a harrowing escape from war-torn South Sudan, a young refugee couple struggle to adjust to their new life in a small English town that has an unspeakable evil lurking beneath the surface.

His House marks Weekes feature film directorial debut. Formerly, Weekes was a co-founder of Tell No One, a production outfit specializing in experimental short-form video content. His shorts and commercial campaigns have garnered millions of hits, won numerous awards including a Gold Lion at the Cannes Advertising Festival, and have been exhibited in prestigious galleries and film festivals worldwide such as New York’s Guggenheim and London’s National Gallery. Separately from Tell No One, Weekes directed his first short film Tickle Monster, commissioned by Film4 for Channel4 and which had its US Premiere at SXSW last year to rave reviews.

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