Simon Barrett

Simon Barrett‘s screenwriting and producing credits include The Guest, You’re Next, A Horrible Way to Die, Dead Birds and portions of the anthology films V/H/S, V/H/S/2 and The ABCs of Death. His next film, Blair Witch, opens in theaters on September 16. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

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The lyrics to Tubthumping sound way more inspiring sung in a crowded bar than quietly in my apartment at 3am, scrolling through my DMs.

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Talks

I Took a Break from Building My Toothpick Diorama to Go See the Weirdest Movie of the Year

By Simon Barrett | February 19, 2018

I Took a Break from Building My Toothpick Diorama to Go See the Weirdest Movie of the Year

The screenwriter of Blair Witch just watched his first movie in 18 months, so of course he wrote about the experience for Talkhouse.

Blair Witch’s Screenwriter Says Nine Lives is the Most Important Film of the Year

By Simon Barrett | August 5, 2016

Blair Witch’s Screenwriter Says Nine Lives is the Most Important Film of the Year

If you'd like your kids to respect and admire you, listen to Simon Barrett's advice and take them to see this movie.