'Vacancy's' Smith sells horror spec script


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Bold Films is climbing into “The Hole,” buying the horror spec by Mark L. Smith (“Vacancy”) and setting it up as a co-production between Bold and Benderspink.

Story centers on two brothers who discover a mysterious hole in the basement that leads to their worst nightmares.

“The Hole” will be produced by Michelle Litvak and David Lancaster. Exec produceers will be Bold co-prexy Gary Michael Walters along with Chris Bender and JC Spink.

Project was brought in by John Oakes and Garrick Dion for Bold and Neal Flaherty and Jon Silk for Benderspink.

Bendspink’s producing “Torrente,” “Y The Last Man” and “The $40,000 Man.”

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