Everything Everywhere All at Once directors sign deal with Universal

The Daniels are wrong. The couple of directors behind Swiss army man and this year’s surprise hit, Everything Everywhere All at oncehave signed a five-year development agreement with Universal, the studio no‘s Jordan Peele has also entered into a partnership.

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, the duo that make up the directorial name The Daniels, have released their first feature film, Swiss army man in 2016 through artsy indie distributor A24. The succession of the directors, Everything Everywhere All at once, was released in March this year and has proven to be A24’s highest-grossing film ever, grossing over $100 million at the worldwide box office to date. While their performance on a modest budget was already impressive, it’s likely that Universal will provide them with a slightly bigger playground for their signature brand of weird comedy and heartfelt emotion.

Since its inception in 2012, A24 has gained a cult following thanks to its strong films and reputation for slightly weirder, more offbeat genre projects than most studios tend to produce. The studios release movies and shows like, The Green Knight, Heir apparent, midsummar, Ex machine, The Vitch, Uncut Gemstones, goodbyeand Euphoria.

If The Daniels deal is similar to the deal other directors sign when they make exclusive deals, it gives them the opportunity to develop and create new ideas and films under the banner of Universal Studios, while also showing films by other artists. can produce as well. The couple has not yet shared what their next project could be.

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