Paramount Buys Horror Spec Script 'Oberlin Incident'
Paramount has moved aggressively to pick up The Oberlin Incident, a horror thriller spec script by Cory Goodman.
Safehouse Pictures, run by Joby Harold and Tory Tunnell, and Adam Goldworm's Aperture are set to produce.
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Details are being kept in the dark but it is described as having a high-concept plot featuring a female lead.
The script hit the town early in the week but Paramount took it off the table in a high-six-figure deal.
Goodman has generated several high-priced deals with his specs. Lore, which sold to Warner Bros., and Hood, at Sony, were seven-figure deals (co-written with frequent collaborator Jeremy Lott).
The Last Witch Hunter, the Vin Diesel starrer, began as a Goodman spec as did horror thriller Priest.
Aperture produced the indie drama My Friend Dahmer and is shooting Live! with Aaron Eckhart.
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