Gremlins director Joe Dante is jumping into two horror projects, according to Variety. The Hole, a supernatural thriller produced and financed by Bold Films, and Bat Out of Hell for Parallel Zide and VooDoo Prods.

The Hole, written by Vacancy scribe Mark Smith, tells the tale of two brothers who stumble upon a mysterious hole in their basement that reveals their darkest fears.

The Hole will film will start shooting this summer.

Bat Out of Hell, written by Drew McWeeny and Scott Swan, is expected to shoot later this year and centers on a hijacked red-eye flight that's carrying monstrous cargo.