Super Team buys ‘House of Hell’ rights

Pinewood-based banner to adapt book from 'Fighting Fantasy' series

LONDON — Pinewood Studios-based shingle Super Team Film Prods. has secured rights to produce Steve Jackson’s horror adventure “House of Hell.”

The title comes from the bestselling “Fighting Fantasy” series of interactive game books, and follows the story of a stranded young couple who seek shelter in an abandoned house.

It marks the first feature production from the series, created by Jackson and co-author Ian Livingstone in the 1980s.

Fighting Fantasy” — an interactive set of tomes that allowed readers to “choose your own path” — has been popular with teenagers and adults and has sold more than 20 million copies around the world.

Super Team producer Ian Paterson said the shingle also will be creating an interactive version of the pic on Blu-ray and online.