The Orphanage has announced that it will produce a film adaptation of Bill Sienkiewicz's graphic novel, STRAY TOASTERS, reported VARIETY. The pic will be directed by Jeff Renfroe and Marteinn Thorsson, whose ONE POINT O feature competed at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Sienkiewicz, Renfroe and Thorsson have all contributed on the screenplay. Orphanage head of production Amy Israel will produce with R.D. Robb, Renfroe, Thorsson and Sienkiewicz.
The plot is a noir thriller set in the future, which follows a mentally imbalance detective investigating a series of strange murders of housewives and their young children, which may have links to the supernatural.
The Orphanage will handle the extensive visual effects for the project as well.
The Orphanage is a visual effects and production company with offices in Hollywood. For more information, contact the studio by calling (323) 469-6700 or visit http://www.theorphanage.com.