Following the robust box office performance of A Haunted House, IM Global and Open Road are teaming up on a sequel.
Marlon Wayans returns to co-write and star in A Haunted House 2 (working title).
IM Global’s Octane unit is financing the project, which is being fast-tracked for a winter 2013-14 release.
A Haunted House [pictured] opened on Jan 11 at number two on $19m and has gone on to gross $40m.
Open Road Films CEO Tom Ortenberg, general counsel and evp of operations and business affairs Elliott Kleinberg and svp of acquisitions Ben Cotner brokered the deal with Stuart Ford and Michael Roban for IM Global and Larry Kopeikin and Kevin Yorn on behalf of Wayans.