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‘Conjuring’ Producer Lands Rights to Exorcism Tale

Evergreen Entertainment and Tony DeRosa-Grund have landed the film rights to Father Michael Maginot’s account of an exorcism he performed on a women and her three children.

Evergreen beat out a handful of other studios, including Screen Gems, for the rights.

The story made headlines after police, the fire department, Child Protective Services and hospital personnel in Gary, Indiana attested to witnessing the demonic possession.

DeRosa-Grund has already seen good returns working in this genre, having recently produced the New Line horror hit “The Conjuring,” which has grossed more than $300 million at the box office.

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