D.J. Caruso to Direct Kate Beckinsale in The Disappointments Room
October 31, 2013
D.J. Caruso (Disturbia, Eagle Eye, I Am Number Four) will direct The Disappointments Room, a thriller starring Kate Beckinsale.
Hoping to repair their failing marriage, Dana (Beckinsale) and Dave move, with their son Jeremy, into a dilapidated country manor near an aging Eastern seaboard town. In the course of renovating their new home, Dana discovers a small locked door in the corner of the attic that hadn't appeared in the house's blueprints. The ghost of a young girl appears and beckons her to open the door. But the spirits of those who protect the room’s terrifying secret return to make sure that the room remains closed forever.
Wentworth Miller ("Prison Break," Stoker) wrote the script. Relativity Media is in final negotiations to pick up domestic distribution rights.
Mark Damon’s Foresight is handling international sales and will introduce the project to buyers at the upcoming American Film Market.
The film will be executive produced by Demarest Films’ Sam Englebardt and Bill Johnson, Foresight’s Tamara Birkemoe, PalmStar’s Kevin Frakes, Merced Media’s Raj Brinder Singh and Envision’s Remington Chase and Stepan Martirosyan.