Francis Ford Coppola is making his first trip back to San Diego's Comic-Con convention since 1991 (when he went for Dracula) to promote his current project, the gothic indie Twixt.

Elle Fanning Fanning and Francis Ford Coppola in Twixt

Twixt follows a hack horror novelist (Val Kilmer) as ghostly visions in a bizarre small town lead him to explore the murder of a young girl (Super 8's Elle Fanning).

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Francis Ford Coppola describes the story as inspired by the eerie writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe.

No release date has been set.