The Pariah: According to Variety, Phoenix Pictures has acquired feature rights to Graham Masterton's psychological horror novel The Pariah and tapped Brian Carr to adapt.

The story focuses on a man haunted by his dead wife. Her return and the town's ghostly sightings are linked to a long-forgotten shipwreck off the New England coast. Tor Books published the novel in 1984.

Carr is writing The Lost Boys for Mostow/Lieberman and Universal Studios. He also penned Into the Ether, which  was set up at Dimension.

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