Wolves, “Demonologist” Get Adapted

RCR has optioned feature film rights to the Dennis Tafoya crime novel “The Wolves of Fairmount Park” reports Variety.

After a drive-by shooting outside a drug den in Philadelphia kills two suburban teens, one a cop’s son, the massive manhunt for the killers strains the community to breaking point. The action follows the perspective of four different people on various sides of the case.

Marc Maurino will adapt the screenplay. Jarrod Murray, Robin Schorr and Dan Seligmann will produce.

Meanwhile, Universal Pictures has acquired film rights to Andrew Pyper’s upcoming novel “Demonologist” reports Deadline.

The story follows a literary professor on a trip to Italy when a demonic spirit appears to kill his daughter. He then goes on a dark journey in hopes of getting her back.

ImageMovers partners Robert Zemeckis, Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey will produce.