According to Yahoo’s “The Wrap”, Disney Channel star Bella Thorne is set to star in the new “Amityville” movie for Dimension Films and Blumhouse Productions.
The horror flick will also star Jennifer Jason Leigh. Originally, the movie was set to film through a found footage angle, but the idea was dropped after falling out of favor with horror fans. Currently, the storyline revolves around a single mother (Leigh), that moves into the house with her three children, seemingly unaware of the homes dark history.
Directed by Franck Khalfoun ("Maniac"), the film was co-written by Casey La Scala and Daniel Farrands, with Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions is expected to produce. Audiences can expect to see the film hit theaters on January 2, 2015.