Miley Cyrus to Star in Paranormal Thriller Wake


Miley Cyrus is attached to star in paranormal thriller Wake, an adaptation of the Lisa McMann novel at Paramount Pictures and MTV Films. Disturbia co-writer Christopher Landon will adapt the book for the screen.

Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Lindsay Williams of The Gotham Group (The Spiderwick Chronicles) are producing along with Jodi Zuckerman and Tish Cyrus of Hope Town Entertainment and Steven Schneider and Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity). Eddie Gamarra will be an executive producer.

“Wake,” which is the first in a series of three books, is described as follows:

For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people’s dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody-notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie’s seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime.

She can’t tell anybody about what she does — they’d never believe her, or worse, they’d think she’s a freak. So Janie lives on the fringe, cursed with an ability she doesn’t want and can’t control.

Then she falls into a gruesome nightmare, one that chills her to the bone. For the first time, Janie is more than a witness to someone else’s twisted psyche. She is a participant…

The sequel “Fade” and “Gone” detail Janie’s investigations with boyfriend Cabel into the perverse activities of teachers at their school and the difficult fate that lies ahead for her.