1492 Producing Graveyard, Pizza, Demon

Chris Columbus’ 1492 Pictures and South Korean CJ Entertainment are teaming up to finance and produce three major features reports Heat Vision.

The first is an adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s young-adult novel “The Graveyard Book.” Neil Jordan is writing the script and directing the story which centers on a young boy raised in a graveyard and educated by ghosts.

The second is the coming-of-age comedy “Killer Pizza” based on the Greg Taylor novel. Adam Green (“Hatchet”) is set to write the project about a 14-year-old boy who lands a summer job at pizza parlour which turns out to be a front for a monster-hunting organisation.

The third is “Carpe Demon”, an adaptation of Julie Kenner’s novel about a stay-at-home mother who is charged with cleaning up her demon-ridden small town. Columbus will pen a new draft of the screenplay.