An excerpt from Jacob Krueger's podcast:
"... Don't Breathe is not reinventing the wheel, but what it is doing is showing a really interesting template for independent filmmakers of how to make a very low-budget movie with a potential for very high return.
Does this mean that you should run out tomorrow and write a horror thriller? Absolutely not. But it doesn't mean that you can take some of the lessons of Don't Breathe and apply them to your own writing in order to get the most bang for your buck as an independent filmmaker..."