Pic, produced by Dean Zanuck and Stefano Gallini, is based on the Italian novel “Le Voce della pietra” by Silvio Raffo.
Gyllenhaal will play a nurse trying to help a boy haunted by malevolent forces within the walls of an old house in the Italian countryside.
She is repped by CAA and the Schiff Company.
K5 Intl. has been busy at Cannes, selling Helena Bonham-Carter starrer “Toast” to new U.S. distrib W2 and Paul Walker starrer “Vehicle 19” to Blighty’s Optimum Releasing and Germany’s Kinowelt, both divisions of Gaul’s StudioCanal.
The German-Anglo outfit sold “Here,” starring Ben Foster, to Strand Releasing in the U.S.