Tom de Ville

Writer for film and television
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Biography

Tom de Ville is a film and television writer.

He created and wrote the horror anthology Urban Gothic for Channel Five when he was 23. Since then he has developed horror projects with horror luminaries such as George Romero and Sam Raimi.  

His first feature script The Quiet Ones was chosen as one of Variety’s top unproduced British scripts in 2007 and was picked up by Hammer Films / Exclusive Media the following year. 

Tom co-created two feature projects with director Corin Hardy. The Good People, which was developed by Occupant Films in Los Angeles and Frogz Legz with Brilliant Films in the UK. Tom also developed the television series The Grey Meadows for Company Pictures and directed his first short film, Corvidae for Wolfheart Productions, which stars Maisie Williams (Game of Thrones).

Tom is currently writing The Heretic for Bigscope Films, having recently written an episode of hit series Hannibal for Gaumont International.

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Film

Writer

Heretic
Feature
 

Feature

Bigscope Films
In development
 
 
Thriller: a brutal revenge thriller in which a tormented schoolgirl embraces her family’s dark past to face the vicious gang that rules her school.
Matador Pictures
 
Producer Joe Neurater
Director Corin Hardy
 
A young couple fight to save their baby from a horde of fairies that are intent on invading their cottage in rural Ireland.
Occupant Films
 
Producer Rory GIlmartin
Director Corin Hardy
 
A class of English schoolkids discover that the French village they've gone to on an exchange is infested with horrifying were-frogs.
Brilliant Films
Development
 
 
An explosive biopic charting the rise and fall of The Angry Brigade - the London anarchists who carried out a bombing campaign against the Establishment in the early 1970s.

Development
 
 
A gore-packed thrill-ride developed with George A. Romero.
P-Kino Films
 
 
One night every hundred years, God and the Devil take a night off in London. This time around they play a citywide game of golf and become wrapped up in a crime-lord's plan to bring about the end of days.
Civilian Content
 
Producer Simon Oakes
Director John Pogue
 

Feature

Hammer Films/Exclusive Media
 
Producer Sam Raimi
Director Corin Hardy
 
The survivors of a plane crash try to escape the mountain they are trapped on whilst fighting off an ancient creature that has emerged from the ice.
Mandate Pictures
Blumhouse Pictures
In Development
 
Producer Nick Hudson and Alexander Wolpert
Starring
  • Maisie Williams
  •  

    Short film

    Wolfheart Productions
     

    TV

    Writer

    Hannibal
    1 x 60'
    Producer Angelina Burnett
     

    Drama series

    Gaumont International for NBC
     
     
    When a documentary filmmaker's lover goes missing in 'the most haunted house in Britain' he assembles a team to pull the house apart and discover what happened to her.
    Company Pictures
    Development
     
     
    A thirty-year old nobody learns that he has five very powerful half-brothers and sisters, one of whom might be the Antichrist.
    Hat Trick Productions
    Development
     
    Producer Norman Denver
    Starring
  • Brian Downey
  • Michael McManus
  • Xenia Seeberg
  • Jeffrey Hirschfield
  •  
    Two episodes of the cult Canadian sci-fi show.
    Salter Street Films for Sci-Fi Channel and Channel 5
     
    Producer John Price
    Starring
  • Ania Sowinski
  • Kelle Spry
  • Ella Jones
  • William Mannering
  •  
    An anthology of contemporary London-based horror stories. Tom co-created and wrote all thirteen episodes of the first series and wrote and directed four episodes of the second series.
    Black Jack Productions for Five
     

    Creator & Writer