John Stockwell Helming Sanctuary


John Stockwell has signed to direct supernatural thriller Sanctuary from Stephen Susco’s script for Lionsgate and Sobini Films, which are co-financing.

Variety says the producers are Sobini executive Mark Amin, Michael Gaeta, Alison Rosenzweig and Cami Winnikoff. Susco will executive produce.

The story, based on John Connolly’s novel “Bad Men,” revolves around a mysterious woman who takes refuge on a haunted island off the Maine coast.