Sean Hood set to write 'New York'

Gold Circle Films is moving forward on a third installment in its “Haunting” franchise. Next stop is Gotham.

Company has hired Sean Hood to write “The Haunting in New York,” which follows on the heels of last year’s “The Haunting in Connecticut” and the soon-to-lense “The Haunting in Georgia.”

Gold Circle is keeping the logline of the latest installment under wraps but said it will be based on a true story like the other two films.

“Haunting in Connecticut” earned $77 million worldwide and spawned “Haunting in Georgia,” which Tom Elkins will begin helming in August. Gold Circle noted that neither “Georgia” nor “New York” are sequels to “Connecticut” and instead are self-contained films with unique characters.

Paul Brooks will produce “New York” and Scott Niemeyer and Norm Waitt will exec produce. Brad Kessell is overseeing development for Gold Circle.

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