Plague: According to Variety, Clive Barker's Midnight Picture Show label has teamed with Armada Pictures to produce the future-set horror thriller Plague.

Pic, penned by Hal Masonberg and Teal Minton and to be directed by Masonberg, is in pre-production for a February start.

Story concerns a mysterious apocalypse that has left the world's children comatose and unresponsive. Trouble starts when the grownup kids wake up and lash out against their parents.

Barker is currently producing Dread for 20th Century Fox based on his short story of the same name. He's also penning "Tortured Souls" for Universal; he is attached to direct the project.