Momo, the face of a viral hoax challenge that terrified both children and their parents in recent months, is now heading to the big screen for her film debut.
Orion Pictures, the company behind the recent remake of “Child’s Play,” will partner with Roy Lee’s Vertigo Entertainment (“It”) and producer Takashige Ichise (“Shutter”) to develop a horror film based on the bird woman sculpture, Deadline reported.
Japanese artist Keisuke Aisawa created the sculpture, originally called “Mother Bird,” which was part of a 2016 gallery exhibit in Tokyo.
Two years later, its bizarre and disturbing image made rounds on the internet, with trolls naming it “Momo” and churning rumors of challenges that allegedly put children and teenagers in danger.
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