News: Blackcoat's Daughter Director Oz Perkins Will Next Direct A Head Full Of Ghosts

After delivering one of the best and truly haunting horror films of 2016, director Oz Perkins (Blackcoat's Daughter, I am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House) will now focus on rewriting and directing A Head Full of Ghosts. First reported by Deadline, Perkins, the son of the late Anthony Perkins, will helm the adaptation of Paul Tremblay's novel for Focus Features. The original draft of the script was written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowsky. It will be produced by Susan Downey and Robert Downey Jr. from Team Downey, and Daniel Dubiecki, Lara Alameddine, and David Gambino from The Allegiance Theater. The synopsis is below.

“The film tells the story of Merry, who 20 years after her family was publicly consumed and destroyed by her teenage sister’s mysterious and horrific affliction, is approached by a journalist to tell the story in her own words. She reveals a far more terrifying version of what really happened in her childhood home.”