Larry Meistrich’s production, financing and distribution company NEHST Studios has acquired film rights to Sandrunner Entertainment’s supernatural thriller The Pale Horsemen

The film is based on an upcoming Darkstorm Studios graphic novel of the same name and will mark the feature directorial debut of Underworld creator and star Kevin Grevioux.

The Pale Horsemen centres on a group of mysterious hitmen who are forced together to uncover the identity the killer of their assassin mentor.

Executive producer H Michael Heuser’s Storm Entertainment is handling world sales.

Grevioux co-wrote the original screenplay for the first Underworld film and has optioned two of his graphic novels – ZMD: Zombies Of Mass Destruction and I, Frankenstein – to Benderspink and Death Ray Films, respectively.

Meistrich and Shane Walker are producing The Pale Horsemen.