From “Desperaux” To “Demonkeeper”

Sam Fell (“The Tale of Despereaux,” “Flushed Away”) is attached to direct the live-action adaptation of Royce Buckingham’s novel “Demonkeeper” for Fox 2000 reports Variety.

Laeta Kalogridis (“Alexander,” “Shutter Island”) is adapting the story which follows a Seattle teen who inherits responsibility for a house filled with demons.

When the youth finally breaks free of his charges to go on a date, he returns to discover that kids have broken into the house, unleashing its most vicious demon, the Beast, Killer of Lost Children.

Ken Atchity and Chi-Li Wong are producing.