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Juan Carlos Fresnadillo to Direct DreamWorks’ ‘Haunted’

Film is inspired by the 1898 Henry James gothic ghost story “Turn Of the Screw”

Juan Carlos Fresnadillo is set to direct the film “Haunted” for DreamWorks, TheWrap has learned.

The Oscar-nominated director of “28 Weeks Later” will helm the film based on Henry James’ 1898 ghost story “The Turn of the Screw,” using a script by Chad and Carey Hayes.

John Middleton, Scott Bernstein and Roy Lee will serve as producers.

Fresnadillo recently directed the pilot for USA’s “Falling Water” from writers Blake Masters and Henry Bromell and executive producer Gale Anne Hurd (“The Walking Dead”). He will also direct and executive produce the Syfy pilot “Prototype” from Tony Basgallop.

He is repped by UTA and Anonymous Content.