McGrath in 'Store' pen aisle


Strike Entertainment has hired Jenna McGrath to pen an adaptation of Bentley Little's horror novel "The Store."

The story centers on an evil corporation's takeover of a small town.

Marc Abraham and Eric Newman are producing under the Strike Entertainment banner. Executive producers are Vince Gerardis, Eli Kirschner and Tom Bliss. Brie Neimand will supervise the project for Strike.

McGrath is a recent graduate of the UCLA screenwriting program, where she won the 2005 Screenwriter's Showcase for "Reverse Psychology," described as a teen thriller about a young psychopath who seeks to destroy the credibility of her boarding school psychologist.

She is repped by Paradigm.