Exclusive Media will fully finance supernatural thriller “The Quiet Ones” for its Hammer banner and has attached helmer John Pogue (“Quarantine 2”).
Exclusive will shop the project for the first time at the European Film Market this week.
Pogue also penned the script, which is inspired by true events and tells the story of an unorthodox professor who uses controversial methods to take part in a dangerous experiment in an attempt to create a poltergeist. James Gay-Rees (“Senna,” “Exit Through the Gift Shop”) produces the pic.
Exclusive’s prexy of worldwide production and acquisitions, Tobin Armburst, will oversee production alongside director of development Shira Rockowitz.
Pic, currently in pre-production, is presently casting and skedded to begin lensing in May in South Africa.
Exclusive is also shopping Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo starrer “Can a Song Save Your Life?” from “Once” helmer John Carney.