According to The Hollywood Reporter, Simon West is booking another reservation with Screen Gems. The helmer, whose latest effort, When a Stranger Calls, recently opened at No. 1 for Screen Gems, is in negotiations to direct the horror thriller Vacancy for the Sony genre label.

Penned by Mark L. Smith, Vacancy centers on a young married couple who become stranded at a desolate motel and realize that their lives could be in danger. Screen Gems is eyeing a mid-June start date. Hal Lieberman is producing through his Lieberman Prods.

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