IndependenceDay producer Dean Devlin will make his feature directorial debut on theparanormal thriller Ghosting.
Devlin wrote thescript from a screenplay by Jessie Alexander and will produce with fellowElectric Entertainment partners Kearie Peak and Marc Roskin.
Ghosting followsthe exploits of a recently crippled police officer who uses a technique toleave the world of the living and conduct investigations from the other side.
Devlin andNicolas Chartier's sales company Voltage Pictures is selling rights here andproduction is set to begin once shooting has finished on the sci-fi thriller Isobar.
That picture isbeing produced by Devlin and has been earmarked for a September start.
"I've had myeye on [Ghosting] for a long time to make as mydirectorial debut," Devlin said. "Everything I love about movies isin this story, and with the unique way we finance pictures, we can do itindependently but with the scope and feel of a major studio production."
Electric's FirstWorld War epic Flyboys starring James Franco and Jean Reno willopen in North America through MGM on Oct 13. The documentary Who Killed TheElectric Car' has been scheduled for release on Jun 28 through SonyPictures Classics.