Christopher Lloyd and Rachel Leigh Cook have been snapped up for the upcoming family/kids adventure movie ‘Spirit Halloween.’
The tagline reads “When a new Spirit Halloween store appears in a deserted strip mall, three middle-school friends who think they’ve outgrown trick-or-treating make a dare to spend the night locked inside the store Halloween night,” reads the logline. “But they soon find out that the store is haunted by an angry evil spirit who has possessed the creepy animatronic characters. The kids embark on a thrilling and spooky adventure in order to survive the night and avoid becoming possessed themselves.”
Spirit Halloween is the iconic costume and prop store with 1,425 locations across North America, and has teamed with Strike Back Studios, Hideout Pictures and Particular Crowd.
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David Poag will make his directorial feature debut in the film which will also star Donavan Colan (“Zoe”), Dylan Frankel (“Raven’s Home”), Jaiden Smith (“Blue Bloods”) and Marissa Reyes (“Raven’s Home”) and Marla Gibbs (“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”).
Billie Bates has written the screenplay that sees Noor Ahmed produce alongside Shannon Houchins. Tomás’ Yanelevich, Peter Bevan, Mariana Sanjurjo and Clay Epstein are executive producing.
Filming on ‘Spirit Halloween’ has now wrapped, with the production aiming for an October 2022 release.