Supernatural thriller based on Silvio Raffo's novel

EXCLUSIVE: Maggie Gyllenhaal has signed up to topline Eric Howell’s supernatural thriller “Voice From the Stone,” which K5 Intl. is selling in Cannes.

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.

Thesp is filming “Still I Rise,” helmed by Daniel Barnz, and will also star in helmer Tanya Wexler’s romantic comedy “Hysteria” with Hugh Dancy.

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.

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