The popular short story from Tim Lebbon titled “Pay the Ghost” was recently optioned for the big screen. Now according to a report from Variety, Nicolas Cage is currently attached to star in the supernatural thriller.
“Pay the Ghost” kicks off on Halloween night, when a couple’s young son is mysteriously abducted. A year later, they begin to sense his presence in frightening ways. A string of terrifying clues draws them to search for the boy throughout New York, where they uncover ancient secrets and discover a vicious, vengeful spirit.
The short story was initially published in the collection, “October Dreams.” It was optioned by Midnight Kitchen Productions.
Currently the project is without a director though Dan Kay is set to write the script.