Colin Minihan and Stuart Ortiz (The Vicious Brothers) are going to direct the horror-thriller ‘Temple’, from a script by screenwriter Simon Barrett (The Guest, You’re Next, V/H/S). Neal Edelstein (Hooked Digital Media) Shinya Egawa (Hemisphere Motion Picture Partners) Eric Bassett (Absurda) and Mike Macari are producing. Japans’ Toei Animation is financing. It will shoot in Japan later this year.
The film will have a tie book, written by Eiji Otsuka, of ghost stories surrounding various temples in Japan. Toei Animation is also going to release a 15-part anime series based on the book.
The Vicious Brothers’ credits include the supernatural horror film ‘Grave Encounters’ and ‘Extraterrestrial’.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter