D’Works thrilled by spec

Pic about a teen who thinks his neighbor is a serial killer

DreamWorks has bought the thriller spec “Disturbia” by Christopher Landon for Montecito Pictures to produce.

Pic is about a troubled teen living under house arrest who becomes convinced his neighbor is a serial killer.

Jeremy Kramer and Ashley Brucks are overseeing for the studio.

Landon was a writer on “Blood and Chocolate,” the teen werewolf pic that Katja von Garnier is directing for Lakeshore Entertainment and MGM/Sony. He also co-wrote “Another Day in Paradise,” directed by Larry Clark and starring Melanie Griffith and James Woods.

Tom Pollock and Ivan Reitman’s Montecito shingle is producing “Old School 2” for DreamWorks, which is being written by Todd Phillips and Scot Armstrong, for Phillips to direct. Shingle is also producing Universal’s “The Brothers Stanhope,” written by Peter Tolan, which Reitman will direct.

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