Grudge’s Shimizu Helms New Thriller

Takashi Shimizu (“The Grudge”) is set to direct an untitled thriller for Phoenix Pictures says Variety.

The story centers around a haunted tune that drives listeners to suicide. Producer Taka Ichise and Shimizu came up with the pitch and Chris Philpott penned the script.

Ichise will produce with Mike Medavoy, Arnold Messer and Brad Fischer. Phoenix will finance the film.