According to Variety, Rogue Pictures, the genre arm of Universal specialty unit Focus Features, has picked up worldwide rights to horror pic Altered, to be helmed by The Blair Witch Project co-creator Eduardo Sanchez.

The picture, which follows a group of men living a night of terror after their lives were changed 15 years earlier by a strange occurrence, begins lensing next month in Florida.

Altered further reunites Blair Witch producers Robin Cowie and Gregg Hale and its exec producer Bob Eick. It's being produced through the Haxan Films banner.

Matt Compton, Jeff Johnsen and Mike Monello are co-producing Altered; Andrew Lang is associate producer.

The cast includes Adam Kaufman, Catherine Mangan, Brad William Henke, Mike Williams, Paul McCarthy Boyington and James Gammon.

Jamie Nash penned the script from a story he created with Sanchez.