The Overlook Hotel is based on the original prologue to Stephen King's The Shining, which was removed before publication.
The crime drama follows a detective trying to solve the case in the early 1960s. The story takes place over a year and a half in Beantown.
The studio part ways with the director due to his edgy take on this classic fairy tale.
The Never Let Me Go director is the top candidate to take over the next chapter in Dan Brown's Robert Langdon series.
Walt Disney Pictures is planning a live action update on the classic fairytale in the same vein as 2010's 3D Alice in Wonderland.
The Never Let Me Go director was on the short list before passing on this superhero sequel starring Hugh Jackman.
The short list has been narrowed for the Hugh Jackman mutant sequel, with candidates that include Doug Liman, Antoine Fuqua, and Justin Lin.
Josh Friedman is adapting the Joe Hill graphic novel for executive producers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman.