TWC-Dimension announced today that they have acquired worldwide rights to Intrepid Pictures’ supernatural thriller The Bye Bye Man, with a proceed-to-production commitment. Stacy Title (The Last Supper, Hood of Horror and the Oscar-Nominated short Down on the Waterfront) will direct from a script by Jonathan Penner (Let the Devil Wear Black), adapting the short story “The Bridge to Body Island,” by Robert Damon Schneck.
Although the log line and plot details are currently being kept under wraps, the short story chronicles the harrowing events experienced by three Wisconsin college students in the early 1990s.
“There are only a few truly scary and iconic characters within this genre and we think the Bye Bye Man has the potential to be the next one. Trevor and Stacy will be great partners in bringing this fantastic and terrifying script to the screen,” said Matthew Signer, EVP of Production and Creative Affairs for TWC-Dimension.
Trevor Macy will produce through his Intrepid Pictures banner with Marc D. Evans and David Prior as Executive Producers.
“TWC-Dimension saw the potential in this project from very early on, and their enthusiasm makes them a great home for the movie,” said Macy. Overseeing production for TWC-Dimension is Matthew Signer and SVP of Production and Development, Keith Levine.