Lionsgate picks up Ian Fried’s supernatural pitch Pentacle

Last Updated on August 2, 2021

Lionsgate and Roy Lee’s Vertigo Entertainment have begun the process of setting up supernatural horror flick PENTACLE, based on a pitch from Black List scribe Ian Fried. Fried is the screenwriter behind SPECTRAL, which is about a SWAT team that takes on ghosts in Manhattan. That flick will be released in August by Legendary Pictures.

No story details are forthcoming, but according to Wikipedia, a pentacle is “an amulet used in magical evocation, generally made of parchment, paper or metal (although it can be of other materials), on which the symbol of a spirit or energy being evoked is drawn.”

John Sacchi and Jessica Switch are overseeing Pentacle for Lionsgate. Lee will produce for Vertigo alongside president of production Adam Stone. Vertigo’s John Powers Middleton is executive producing and VP Irene Yeung is overseeing f

Source: Deadline

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