‘Boogeyman’ Duo to Direct ‘Ouija’ Board Game Adaptation
The Ouija board game movie has evolved from an effects-driven, family-friendly supernatural adventure directed by McG (Charlie’s Angels, This Means War) to a low-cost, high-concept, ghoulish scarefest along the lines of the Paranormal Activity franchise, throughout the course of development.
Universal dropped Oujia, then reacquired the project nearly six months later. The studio is currently working with Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes and producer Jason Blume (Paranormal Activity, Insidious) on the film. It’s unlikely the budget for Ouija will be inflated again, in the aftermath of Battleship‘s under-performance at the box office.
Variety reports that Juliet Snowden and Stiles White have been hired on to rewrite and direct the Ouija movie. There is no indication as to how much (if any) material will be carried over ...
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