Paramount Vantage has made a preemptive purchase of Dan Kay'shorror screenplay Details.

Detailsis based on a short story by China Mieville and centres on a man who searchesfor his missing daughter who uncovered a demonic force that only she could see.

Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions will produce andSteven Schneider and Ian Levy will serve as executive producers. No productionstart date was scheduled at time of writing.

Vantage's executive vice president of production andacquisitions Amy Israel, vice president of production Chad Hamilton, andcreative executive Rachel Eggebeen will oversee the project for ParamountVantage.

'Details is exactly the kind of smart, highconcept, horror film we've been looking for,' Israel said.