Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert's Ghost House Pictures has netted the film rights to Japanese videogame SIREN from SCE Worldwide Studios, Sony Computer Ent.'s worldwide game development studios for the PlayStation platforms, reports VARIETY. Working closely with the games director Keiichiro Toyama, Michael Gordon (forthcoming 300) will pen the script.
Raimi and Tapert will produce with Vertigo Ent.'s Roy Lee and Doug Davison. Vertigo brought the project to Mandate Pictures president of motion pictures Nathan Kahane. Ted Adams of IDW and Rick Privman of JEA will exec produce.
The film will centers on an American med school student, who while searching for her missing sister in Japan, becomes trapped by an unspeakable evil that can no longer be contained.