Simon Rumley has signed on to direct FilmDistrict's upcoming supernatural horror project The Last Word.

The film centers on the events that took place during the trial of a young Texas man who was wrongly convicted and executed for the rape and murder of a nun. The film is based on actual events and was written by Ben Ketai.

A7SLE Film's Peter Facinelli and Rob DeFranco are producing with Boss Media's Eric Gores and Frank Mancuso Jr.

Simon Rumley is best known for directing Red White & Blue and co-directed The ABCs of Death. No production schedule has been released.