Fox Searchlight Options Near Death

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Fox Searchlight has optioned Carter Blanchard’s spec Near Death, with Aaron Kaplan and Sean Perrone attached to produce, says The Hollywood Reporter.

The story is described as a psychological sci-fi thriller set in the world of near-death experiences.

Kaplan/Perrone Entertainment, which produced You, Me and Dupree, has several projects in development, including the supernatural thriller Knowing at Columbia Pictures and New Line Cinema’s horror film Dead Asleep, which Blanchard wrote.

Blanchard’s writing credits also include Smoke for the Mayhem Project and the Immortals at Universal Pictures.