Tom Pabst has signed on to write the screenplay for the supernatural thriller, Heart-Shaped Box for Warner Bros. Pictures and Weed Road Pictures.

The film is based on the upcoming novel from Joe Hill, Stephen King's son. According to The Hollywood Reporter, it's about a rock star who collects occult artifacts and bids online for a ghost that leads him into the Deep South. There, he must confront his past in order to escape the haunting.

Heart-Shaped Box is in the beginning stages of development and production; there's no release schedule yet.