Canada's Unstable Ground Options Novel by Douglas Borton

Serena Whitney and Justin McConnell are writing the screenplay for "Kane," about a satanic traveler out to kill members of a small, dying town.

TORONTO – Canadian indie producer Unstable
 Ground
 has optioned the film
 rights
 to
 Douglas 
Borton’s 
 horror
 novel
 Kane.

Serena Whitney 
and
 Justin 
 McConnell will
 write the screenplay and co-produce along 
with 
Avi
 Federgreen 
(Still
 Mine,
 One 
 Week).

Borton's novel portrays a satanic traveler out to kill the entire population of a small, dying town in a single night. The town's surviving members must band together to
 fight 
a seemingly unstoppable 
evil,
 or
 die
 trying.

Genre director Adam Mason and George 
Mihalka 
are on board as consulting
 producers. There's no word on a director or cast for the film, which is now in development.

The 
option deal was
 negotiated by McConnell 
for Unstable
 Ground, and Jane 
Dystel
 and Miriam
 Goderich of 
 Dystel 
& Goderich Literary Management, 
on 
behalf 
of 
Borton.

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