John Leonetti, the director of “Anabelle,” has signed on to direct horror thriller “Wish Upon” for Broad Green Pictures.
The movie, which was named to the 2015 Black List and is expected to begin production in the fall, was written by “The Listener’s” Barbara Marshall and produced by Sherryl Clark of Busted Shark Productions.
“We are thrilled that John has come onboard to direct ‘Wish Upon,'” Broad Green Pictures’ Chief Creative Officer Daniel Hammond said in a Wednesday release. “His impeccable eye towards realism and talent for catching audiences off-guard will, without a doubt, make this film unforgettable.”
The deal was brokered on behalf of Leonetti by CAA and Andrew Hurwitz, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz, PC.