According to Variety, Gold Circle Films has tapped scribe Eric Poppen (Borderland) for a pair of supernatural thrillers, The Puritan and The Healer.

The Puritan, which is going out to directors, centers on a psychiatrist and his family who are threatened by an evil spirit after the shrink begins treating a patient who claims her family has been haunted for many years.

Producers are Gold Circle topper Paul Brooks, Nicole Rocklin and Shane Taylor, with Wendy Rhoads co-producing. Scott Niemeyer and Norm Waitt exec produce.

The Healer revolves around an American doctor who journeys to Mexico find a mysterious healer able to cure terminally ill patients.