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Sony's 'Home Before Dark' Hires 'Somebody in Your House' Director, 'Invitation' Writer (Exclusive)

Sony is working on an adaptation of 2020 novel Home Before Dark , Add filmmaker Patrick Brice to Blair Butler’s script. Laps, the production banner led by Shawn Levy, behind Stranger Things and The Adam Project is in production.

The plot of the film is in early development and is still under wraps, although Riley Sager’s book is centered on a young woman named Maggie Body, her family fled their Victorian home a few years ago 25, an event that inspired her father to write a best-selling non-fiction Books that claim they’ve experienced a haunting. Maggie, now an adult, doesn’t remember the events and doesn’t trust her father’s books. But when she inherited the old home after her father’s death, she began to wonder if the house was more than she thought.

Senior Vice President Emily Morris and Creative Director Emily Feher will oversee 21 Laps’ adaptation.

Bryce recently directed a thriller for Netflix There’s Someone in Your House and started taking

‘s Creep, starring low-budget Mark Duplass, became a cult hit and spawned 2018 sequel. He also directed The Duplass Brothers Room and the Sundance feature episodes of Corporate Animals , starring Demi Moore, Jessica Williams and Ed Helms, and The Overnight , starring Taylor Schilling, Starring Adam Scott, Jason Schwartzman and Judith Godrèche.

Home Before Dark is the reunion of Sony and Butler, Sony The Screen Gems release invites to open in theaters over the weekend. Butler’s previous credits include 2019 horror polaroid and 2018 slasher Hell Festival . She has worked as a producer on Hulu and Marvel’s series Hellstrom and is developing Omega with Sony Pictures and

Mortal Kombat director Simon McQuade.

Brice is represented by CAA, Grandview and Jackoway Austen. Butler is played by CAA, Industry Entertainment and Lichter Grossman. Sager is featured by Hotchkiss Daily & Associates and Trellis Literary.



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