Summit Gets Haunted By “Conjuring”

Summit Entertainment has picked up the thriller pitch “Conjuring” from Chad and Carey Hayes (“Whiteout”) says Variety.

The deal includes life rights to the Perron family, whose experiences in their Rhode Island home informs the film, and Ed and Lorraine Warren, experts in paranormal activities who investigated and battled the activities occurring in the Perron household.

Ghosts and demonic possession are at the center of the plot but actual story specifics are being kept quiet. The work of the Warrens inspired films such as “The Amityville Horror” and “The Haunting in Connecticut”.