John Stockwell has signed to direct supernatural thriller “Sanctuary” from Stephen Susco’s script for Lionsgate and Sobini Films, which are co-financing.
Producers of “Sanctuary” are Sobini topper Mark Amin, Michael Gaeta, Alison Rosenzweig and Cami Winnikoff. Susco will exec produce.
Story, based on John Connolly’s novel “Bad Men,” revolves around a mysterious woman who takes refuge on a haunted island off the Maine coast.
Stockwell’s credits include “Turistas,” “Into the Blue” and “Blue Crush.”