made his name in the movies, but he loves television. The Blumhouse
founder loves television so much, he wishes he could be a showrunner.
“My wife is a writer, and I always say the one thing that I would aspire to more than anything else is the job of a showrunner,” Blum said in an interview with IndieWire
. “The single most interesting job to me in Hollywood is a showrunner. The idea of creating a world, getting to see the world live and breath over multiple years — if you’re good at it — is fascinating.”
This admiration, in part, is why Blum respects television enough to know what separates it from film.
“It is different,” Blum said, ticking off divergent examples like TV’s “rhythm”, or how its time restrictions are really creative gifts in disguise (“parameters create better storytelling”), or even just the shooting style: “[TV] is shot