Amar'e Stoudemire Producing Horror Movie

Amar'e Stoudemire Producing Horror Movie

Amar'e Stoudemire is negotiating with Relativity Media to executive produce sequel to 2008 thriller.

Published May 26, 2011

Amar'e Stoudemire is already a player for the New York Knicks and a budding fashion designer, but he's adding one more gig to his ever-expanding resume: movie producer. The New York Post reports that Stoudemire is negotiating with Relativity Media’s Ryan Kavanaugh to sign on as executive-produce of the horror film The Strangers 2.


It's a sequel to 2008’s The Strangers. That film, starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman, was about a couple being terrorized by masked assailants while staying in an isolated summer house. The film was produced for a modest $9 million, but went on to gross $80 million worldwide.


The NBA star told Page Six, "Ever see The Strangers? It's a scary movie ... It's crazy.” Soudemire’s agent, Happy Walters, is responsible for linking the 6’10 athlete with Kavanugh. In addition to potentially financing a horror movie, Stoudemire will be filming a cameo for HBO’s Entourage, and will make an appearance in the comedy New Year’s Eve. He's also launching a women’s clothing line with designer Rachel Roy in the fall.

 

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Written by Michael Arceneaux

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