MJ’s “Thriller” Becomes 3D Horror Film

Several minor studios are in a bidding war for a $50 million 3D horror film based on the Michael Jackson’s legendary music video “Thriller” reports Deadline.

GK Films, Fox 2000, Lionsgate and Summit Entertainment are all in contention to pick up the project from Real Effects Entertainment where it is setup, with GK leading the charge.

Story details are being kept secret, though it will look into the folklore of the song and involve the hometown of classic horror actor Vincent Price whose distinctive voice narrates part of the song.

Kenny Ortega (“This Is It”) directs from a screenplay by Jeremy Garelick (“The Break-Up”).