Sidney Kimmel Entertainment (SKE) will finance and join The Mark Gordon Company and Midnight Kitchen Productions in producing the supernatural thriller Pay The Ghost.
Dennis Iliadis, who caught attention with his remake of The Last House On The Left, will direct from a screenplay by Dan Kay based on the short story by Tim Lebbon.
Sidney Kimmel will produce with Mark Gordon, Jordan Wynn and Ian Levy. SKE president Jim Tauber is on board as executive producer. Nick Meyer’s Sierra Pictures is handling foreign sales pursuant to its arrangement with SKE.
The film-makers are eyeing a summer start on the story of a couple who discover the horrifying truth behind their son’s disappearance.
SKE recently produced with Screen Gems the comedy remake Death At A Funeral that stars Chris Rock and opens this weekend.