Carpe Demon For “Troll Hunter” Helmer

Andre Øvredal (“Troll Hunter”) has signed on to direct “Carpe Demon: The Adventures Of A Demon-Hunting Soccer Mom” for Chris Columbus’ 1492 production company reports Moviehole.

Based on the 2005 book by Julie Kenner, the story follows a woman living a life of suburban domesticity and trying to put her secret past as a slayer of demons firmly behind her.

When underworld denizens start surfacing in her adopted hometown of San Diablo, her plans fall apart. Dan and Kevin Hagerman (“Hotel Transylvania”) are adapting the script

Five books have been published in the series by Kenner, no doubt a potential franchise is being seen as a possibility here.