Eli Roth, the “Hostel” horror maestro, has obtained financing to write, direct and produce his latest thriller, “The Green Inferno,” from independent production company Worldview.
The New York-based company made the announcement on Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival.
This will be Roth’s much anticipated directorial follow-up to the enormously successful “Hostel” franchise, which collectively grossed over $300 million worldwide.
Roth co-wrote the screenplay with “Aftershock” co-writer Guillermo Amoedo, from an original story by Roth.
Roth will direct and produce the film alongside Worldview CEO, Christopher Woodrow, Worldview COO, Molly...