Derrickson is directing, Blum producing pic

James Ransone has signed on to Summit’s untitled found-footage thriller starring Ethan Hawke.

Scott Derrickson is directing with Jason Blum producing.

Story follows a journalist who moves his family into a house where another family was murdered. After moving in, he uncovers found footage that leads to clues about the murders. Ransone will play a deputy.

Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill penned the script.

Ransone has stayed busy in recent months. Besides having a recurring role on HBO’s “Treme,” he can also be seen on the second season of HBO’s “How To Make It in America” which starts up this fall.

He also recently wrapped production on “Red Hook Summer” and is currently filming “Starlet.”

He is repped by Paradigm and Management 360.

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