Not to be confused with three other genre films of the same name, German helmer Daniel Stamm (The Last Exorcism) is set to helm psychological thriller The Darkness, which HanWay Films will unveil to buyers at the Berlinale this week, reports Variety.
Project will topline Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Black Christmas, The Ring Two, Final Destination 3, The Thing) as an “American student looking after her tutor’s two children in a remote English manor house. She soon comes to believe that she and the children are being haunted when their lives are threatened by mysterious events.”
Megan Holley penned the script, while Occupant Entertainment’s Joe Neurauter and Felipe Marino and Management 360′s Ben Forkner will produce.
Pic is slated to begin lensing in Europe this summer.