Christopher Landon Set to Write and Direct Family Adventure Film WE HAVE A GHOST at Netflix Starring Anthony Mackie and David Harbour.
Christopher Landon, known for writing the Paranormal Activity movies, as well as writing and directing Freaky and the Happy Death Day films, has been hired to write and direct a new family adventure film for Netflix titled We Have a Ghost.
The movie stars Anthony Mackie (The Falcon and the Winter Soldier), David Harbour (Black Widow), Jahi Di’Allo Winston (Charm City Kings), Tig Notaro (Army of the Dead), and Jennifer Coolidge (The White Lotus), as well as Erica Ash (Survivor’s Remorse), Isabella Russo (School of Rock the Musical, Crashing), Niles Fitch (This Is Us), Faith Ford (Murphy Brown), and Steve Coulter (Shotgun Wedding).
Deadline reports, “The film centers on Kevin, who finds a ghost named Ernest haunting his new home. Kevin subsequently becomes an overnight social media sensation, along with his family. But when he and Ernest go rogue to investigate the mystery of the latter’s past, they become targets of the CIA.”
Landon is penning the script, based on Geoff Manaugh’s short story, “Ernest.” Dan Halsted is producing, alongside Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner. The project’s executive producers are Christopher Landon, John Fischer, Geoff Manaugh, Korey Budd and Nathan Miller.