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STARZ INKS “TRAPPED” DEVELOPMENT DEAL WITH MILA KUNIS’ ORCHARD FARM PRODUCTIONS AND DIRECTOR ROB ZOMBIE

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Mila Kunis and Rob Zombie to Executive Produce the Half-Hour Horror Comedy Series Created and Written by Joey Slamon

Beverly Hills, Calif. September 22, 2015 – Starz today announced the series development of “Trapped” in association with Mila Kunis’ Orchard Farm Productions with Kunis (Black Swan, Ted, “Family Guy,” Jupiter Ascending) serving as Executive Producer alongside Rob Zombie (House of 1,000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects, Halloween) who will also direct. Created and written by Joey Slamon (“Arrested Development”) and produced in association with Orchard Farm Productions, the half-hour horror comedy series takes places over a single night in the home of a wealthy family under attack by a murderous cult. Susan Curtis, Cami Curtis and Lisa Sterbakov of Orchard Farm Productions will also executive produce.

“We’re excited to work in partnership with Rob Zombie as well as Mila Kunis and her Orchard Farm Productions associates Susan Curtis, Cami Curtis and Lisa Sterbakov on this horror comedy series,” said Starz Managing Director Carmi Zlotnik.

Starz retains all domestic and international multiplatform rights including television, home entertainment, and digital.

Orchard Farm Productions focuses on developing and producing television projects for broadcast and cable. Kunis teamed up with Susan Curtis, Cami Curtis and Lisa Sterbakov to launch Orchard Farm Productions last year. Orchard Farm Productions is repped by CAA and Patti Felker.

Slamon is repped by Gersh and Peter Nichols. Rob Zombie is repped by David Fox at Myman and Andy Gould for Spectacle Entertainment.

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