Deadline is reporting that Lionsgate has picked up North American rights to Dibbuk Box, a thriller which will be written by Juliet Snowden and Stiles White. Ghost House Pictures partners Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert will produce.
The film is loosely based on the Los Angeles Times article "A Jinx In A Box", by Leslie Gornstein, about an antique wooden box purchased on eBay which reportedly had been brought to America by a Holocaust survivor after World War II. The box, supposedly containing an evil spirit, brought devastating effects to a series of buyers.
Dibbuk Box centers around a cursed relic containing mysterious familial tokens that is mistakenly purchased and its new owner must solve its mystery to save her own family.
Dibbuk Box is being developed Burst 3D.
No production date has been set.