Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Partners is teaming up with Roy Lee and Jon Berg on a movie based on the ghost story “The Spire in the Woods,” Variety has learned exclusively.
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.
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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....