Calmatic is the latest music video director to make the move to feature film directing. Fresh off his nomination for video of the year at the MTV VMA’s for Lil Nas X’s wildly popular “Old Town Road,” Calmatic has been tapped to direct New Line’s remake of House Party, the 1990 teen comedy starring Kid and Play of the popular hip hop duo Kid ‘n Play. Calmatic will be working as the House Party remake director in collaboration with LeBron James, who is developing the film through his SpringHill Entertainment banner.
Collider broke the news that Calmatic has been tapped as the House Party remake director by New Line. The director is best known for directing the viral sensation “Old Town Road,” which has racked up more than 327 million views on YouTube. Calmatic also directed the video for Anderson Paak’s “Bubblin” and has worked with artists ranging from Kendrick Lamar to Lizzo, but H