Genre madman Nicolas Cage is attached to star in Hotel 33, a supernatural horror thriller from Foresight Unlimited, Envision Entertainment and Emmett/Furla, Heat Vision reports.
Kellie Madison wrote the script and will direct. Madison has written and directed several shorts but this will be her feature directorial debut.
According to Foresight, the project “is based on the presumed event surrounding the disappearance of 32 people on the opening night of the Grand Hotel in Williamsport, PA in 1953. While Detective Kaminsky (Cage) is investigating the event, four teenagers break into the now-abandoned hotel for a night of festivities. Things soon go awry, and Detective Kaminsky now has to turn his attentions to discovering the mysterious happenings surrounding the strange disappearance of two of the four teenagers.”
The producers are targeting a start in September.
The project already has a domestic distributor lined up: Open Road Films.