George A. Romero has signed on to write and direct the thriller, Solitary Isle for Hyde Park Entertainment and Kadokawa Pictures.

The film is based on a short story by Koji Suzuki (The Ring, Dark Water). The Hollywood Reporter says Solitary Isle will likely be distributed by 20th Century Fox; the film chronicles an expedition to a deserted island that turns deadly as the explorers face an unknown force.

No word yet on a production schedule for Solitary Isle.