Tony Severio of Louisiana-based Rugaru Productions is preparing a summer start on the found-footage horror about a family terrorised by an evil entity in their new house.

Randall Oliver will star in Heinous and the producers are out to remaining cast. The project is backed by private investors.

Severio is producing with Rhonda Aguillard and Oliver and wrote the screenplay.

Severio previously wrote and directed Rugaru starring Oliver, Joe Estevez and Christopher Severio and is currently producing The Mob with Gilt entertainment The Mob as well as Architect Of Chaos starring Estevez.