How to Sell a Haunted House Adaptation

How to Sell a Haunted House Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far About The Exciting New Movie

A favorite author in the horror world, this How to Sell a Haunted House adaptation is sure to have you watching and hiding at the same time. Grady Hendrix has become a mainstay for those looking to blend creepy, scary, and spooky. This story exploring how nothing can haunt you like your past, and your family.
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This page was updated: 8/5/23

About The Book:

When Louise finds out her parents have died, she dreads going home. She doesn’t want to leave her daughter with her ex and fly to Charleston. She doesn’t want to deal with her family home, stuffed to the rafters with the remnants of her father’s academic career and her mother’s lifelong obsession with puppets and dolls. She doesn’t want to learn how to live without the two people who knew and loved her best in the world.
Most of all, she doesn’t want to deal with her brother, Mark, who never left their hometown, gets fired from one job after another, and resents her success. Unfortunately, she’ll need his help to get the house ready for sale because it’ll take more than some new paint on the walls and clearing out a lifetime of memories to get this place on the market.
But some houses don’t want to be sold, and their home has other plans for both of them… // Amazon // Audiobook

Current Production Status:

This project is still in the very early stages of development as of Summer 2023.

How to Sell a Haunted House Adaptation Timeline:

The highly anticipated book was first published in January 2023.
In April 2023 it was announced that Legendary Entertainment had won the bidding war for the film rights to make an adaptation.
There have been no further updates on the project, however the dual WGA/SAG-AFTRA strike may have delayed any work being done.

Who Owns The Rights:

Legendary Entertainment (Dune) won the rights in a bidding war. Their package included Hendrix attached to write the screenplay, James Ashcroft as director, and Sam Raimi’s production company, Ghost House Pictures, as a co-producer.

Who Is Attached:

As of Summer 2023 there have been no casting announcements or names attached to the film.
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Filming Locations:

With the project still in the very early stages of development there are currently no known filming locations yet.

Estimated Release:

There is currently no estimated release timeframe made public as of Summer 2023 for when this movie will come to our screens.
How to Sell a Haunted House adaptation

Previous mentions on AiLL:

This book was featured in the January 2023 Most Anticipated New Book Releases!

Other Adaptations From This Author:

Final Girl Support Group’ is currently in the works at HBO Max with Charlize Theron attached as a producer.
‘The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires’ had it’s rights optioned for the screen by Patrick Moran’s PMK Productions as part of his production deal with Amazon Studios.
‘My Best Friend’s Exorcism’ was adapted into a movie by Amazon Studios and is currently available on their Prime Video streaming service.
‘We Sold Our Souls’ and ‘Horrorstör’ are both in development with New Republic.
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How to Sell a Haunted House Adaptation

How to Sell a Haunted House Adaptation: Everything We Know So Far About The Thrilling New Movie

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