New Thriller From Spielberg & Amblin In Development

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Steven Spielberg is Executive Producing a new film for Amblin that is based on a series of stories that were published on Reddit in 2013. No word yet on when the film starts shooting or a release date. 

From Variety:

Amblin has acquired movie rights to Tony Lunedi’s “The Spire in the Woods,” which gained renown after it was first published as a series of 10 Reddit articles in 2013. Now known as “The Bells,” the story centers on a teen boy searching for the cause of a friend’s suicide, who finds himself captivated by the same alluring but deadly ghost story, as he digs deeper.


Lee and Berg are producing through Vertigo Entertainment. Vertigo’s Liya Gao will oversee the project. Josh Dove of Intellectual Property Group will executive produce. Dove is Lunedi’s manager and represented him in the deal with Amblin, along with lawyer Frank Gruber.


Read more at Variety.