According to Variety, horror indie Ghost House Pictures will fully finance and develop the spooky family pitch "Monkey's Paw," from scribes Dave Kajganich and Tom McAlister, for Sam Raimi and Rob Taper to produce.

Paw concerns a father who brings home an artifact rumored to make any wish come true, but misfortune begins to befall the family with every desire granted.

Ghost House, which produced The Grudge, is a partnership among Raimi, Taper and Mandate Pictures.

The genre shingle is producing Paw with Kustom Entertainment topper Tom Lassally and Kustom's Robyn Meisinger.

Other upcoming Ghost House projects include Takashi Shimizu's horror sequel The Grudge 2, Sebastian Gutierrez's Rise, the Untitled Pang Brothers Horror Project and a remake of Raimi's The Evil Dead.

Kajganich is penning a remake of Invasion of the Body Snatchers. McAlister wrote White Like Me.

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Brian B.