According to Variety, Rogue, the Focus Features genre arm, has picked up domestic rights to Gold Circle Films and Craven/Maddalena Films' The Waiting, a supernatural horror thriller penned by Juliet Snowden and Stiles White.

Alex Aja ("Haute Tension") has just been tapped to helm the project, the story of a young mother who believes the spirit of her dead son is haunting her.

The helmer is in post on Craven/Maddalena Films' "The Hills Have Eyes" update.

The film is skedded to lense next year.