Clive Barker inks with APA, Evolution

Writer-director-author is producing film 'Dread'

Clive Barker, along with his production companies Seraphim Films and Midnight Picture Show, has signed with APA and Evolution Entertainment.

The author of such best-sellers as "Weaveworld" and "Abarat," also is a triple film threat, acting as screenwriter, director and producer.

He was most recently a producer on "The Midnight Meat Train," based on his short story, and is producing "Dread," also based on one of his short stories.

Barker was previously with ICM.