Bloomhouse Taps Isa Lopez writes, live ‘Our Lady’s Tears’ – Variety2 min read
Bloomhouse is developing “Women in Our Tears,” a film based on a recent article about a mass-hysteria epidemic that has spread to an all-girls boarding school.
Isa Lopez (“The Tigers Are Not Afraid”) is ready to compose and direct the film. The project, published in Epic Magazine and Vox and adapted from a story written by Daniel Hernandez, may have had supernatural roots, the outbreak of which took place at a strict Catholic school on the outskirts of Mexico City and damaged a group of young women from poor families.
Bloomhouse is the creator of horror hits such as “Get Out,” “Use,” and “Purge.” Epic’s journalism has inspired a number of large and small screen projects, including the Oscar-winning “Argo.”
Lopez said in a statement, “The moment I read the epic article, I knew I wanted to tell this story.” “I went to a Catholic school in Mexico City. I have a chance to tell this story with real Jason and his team every day in Mexico and around the world young girls growing up on a continuous diet of miracles and miraculous events and poverty, a producer of socially enthusiastic genre classics like Get Out and one of the giants for so many true ghost gems. Opportunity. I can’t be too excited about this movie. “
Bloomhouse creator Jason Bloom will produce with Epic’s Joshua Davis and Arthur Specter, the company’s founder. Epic co-founder Joshua Bearman will produce the executive. “The Woman of Our Tears” will be produced by Blumhouse in collaboration with Epic Media.
“The Bloomhouse team was fascinated by the original article and the in-depth reporting of such a horrific and heartbreaking story by Daniel,” Bloom said. “Ever since I first saw‘ Don’t Be Afraid of the Tigers ’, I’ve been looking for a project to collaborate with Isa and I knew it was a perfect fit. I can’t wait for the audience to see this piece of it, “