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Wes Craven Ready to Hatch New Horror Flick

September 29, 2006 (6:48 am) GMT
Wes Craven is set to both write and direct a new horror feature under Rogue Pictures.

Wes Craven is back to his field of expertise. The Cleveland-born filmmaker has just landed deal with Rogue Pictures to both write and direct a new horror picture for the company, Variety has reported.

Eyeing to start production by next spring, Craven has eagerly revealed a bit tidbit about the untitled project. "It is rooted in the supernatural with a 16-year old central character, but it's more 'Sixth Sense' than a slasher film," so he said.

Last noticed directing "" for DreamWorks SKG, Craven has also been reported to have successfully established Midnight Pictures, a Rogue-based company that is intended to be the home for horror films with budgets under $15 million. The first production under its banner will be the remake feature "" which was bought last month by Rogue co-presidents Andrew Karpen and Andrew Rona.

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