Viewers went back to the possessed woods in Fede Alvarez's 2013 Evil Dead reboot that showcased a group of young adults tormented by the wicked Naturon Demonto. While many fans have been waiting for Alvarez and co-writer Rodo Sayagues to bring an Evil Dead sequel to the big screen, it's now been revealed that their next project will deal with a different kind of horror.

A thriller written by Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues, A Man in the Dark will be the next directorial effort for Alvarez. Like the Evil Dead reboot, A Man in the Dark comes from Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert's Ghost House Pictures. Further details on the film, including its synopsis, can be found in the official press release (via Collider):

"LOS ANGELES, CA (October 30, 2014) – Ghost House Pictures announced today that Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert will re-team with Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues on the writing duo’s thriller A MAN IN THE DARK. Alvarez previously directed and co-wrote the screenplay with Sayagues on EVIL DEAD, the hit retelling of Raimi’s classic which grossed nearly $100 million in worldwide box office.

Alvarez is set to direct A MAN IN THE DARK, and Raimi and Tapert will produce for Ghost House. J.R. Young, Nathan Kahane and Joe Drake will executive produce. Erin Westerman will oversee for the company. Good Universe will be launching international sales at the upcoming American Film Market. WME Global will be handling the North American sale.

In A MAN IN THE DARK, three teens who get away with perfectly planned home robberies have set their sights on one last payout that will get them out of crime forever. Their target: a reclusive blind man with millions of dollars in hiding. But as soon as they break into his home, the tables are turned and they find themselves trapped and fighting for survival against a psychopath with secrets of his own.

Alvarez is represented by WME, Anonymous Content and Karl Austen of Jackoway Tyerman Wertheimer Austen Mandelbaum Morris & Klein. Sayagues is represented by WME and Anonymous Content. Dan Freedman negotiated their deals on behalf of Ghost House Pictures."

Source: Collider
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