Legendary Pictures can see dead people, as the production company behind Godzilla, Pacific Rim and The Seventh Son has purchased the film rights to Seth Patrick‘s supernatural thriller Reviver, the first novel in a three-book series skedded to launch in May 2013, Variety reports.
“Story follows Jonah Miller, one of the world’s most gifted revivers, a term for those who can make contact with the dead and bring them back for a short period of time to say goodbye to loved ones or more importantly, to tell the police who killed them. While reviving the victim of a brutal murder, Jonah discovers that a sinister presence is watching from the other side. When he starts to investigate, what he uncovers threatens everything he knows.”
Legendary will produce Reviver, while Brendan Deneen will exec produce for Macmillan Films. Jillian Zaks and Alex Hedlund will oversee for Legendary.
A successful computer games developer who works for Sega and lives in West Sussex, Patrick is making his debut as a novelist with “Reviver.”
AROUND THE WEB
this week in horror
This Week in Horror - October 9, 2017 - Cynthia, Halloween, As...
Bill Moseley and Sid Haig reunite for a new project, we’ve got an update on the new Halloween movie, and Bruce Campbell is making us very excited about Ash Vs Evil Dead season three!
More in Movies
The trio of Sophie Okonedo (After Earth), Brian Gleeson (mother!) and Alistair Petrie (The Night Manager, Rogue...
Four months from now, a brand new, original Guillermo del Toro took to reddit...
Italian filmmaker Umberto Lenzi, best known for writing and directing Cannibal Ferox, has passed...
ITN Distribution and Millman Productions have released the first photos from their first co-production,...