Gil Kenan is directing with David Lindsay-Abaire writing the script. TheWrap broke the news.
Story follows the Bowen family, whose life is suddenly disrupted after a supernatural force takes over their home and begins terrorizing them.
Rockwell had been weighing a handful of other offers including a supporting role in Sony’s “Annie” reboot, but it appears that “Poltergeist” will be his next project. He is repped by Gersh and Untitled Entertainment.