According to The Hollywood Reporter, Beacon Pictures has tapped Adam Ripp and Steven Wolfson to write the screenplay for Serial for producers Charlie Lyons of Beacon and Arnold Rifkin of Cheyenne Entertainment for a low-six figure.

Ripp also will direct the film, which is described as a psychological horror thriller.

Ripp and Wolfson wrote Gang Tapes for Lions Gate, which Ripp helmed. They also created, wrote and executive produced the drama pilot Hollywood Vice for Fox 21 and Fox Broadcasting, which Ripp directed.