Twilight author Stephenie Meyer has optioned the young-adult suspense novel Down a Dark Hall from writer Lois Duncan. Wyck Godfrey is also in talks to produce the project.

The novel focuses on the mysterious Blackwood boarding school. Ensnared in the chilling world is new student Kit Gordy, who must unravel Blackwood's haunted and tragic history before it's too late.

Lois Duncan also wrote the novels which Hotel for Dogs and I Know What You Did Last Summer were based on.

This project is still in early development.