The film is based on a script from the creator of the Final Destination franchise.

A new horror flick is on the horizon and director brothers and have signed on to direct.  is written by Jeff Reddick and currently set up at Lionsgate.

The film takes place on a college campus, skewing the film younger just as Reddick’s Final Destination films did. When two unrelated deaths happen on campus, a betting pool is set up to figure out who will die next, because deaths always come in threes (similar to that celebrity death myth). However, when a student wins the pool, murderous consequences merge.

Teens have gone hand-in-hand with horror stories for decades and are still enticing audiences, from current TV series Scream and Scream Queens, as well as the endless remakes of teen-based horror movies like The Nightmare on Elm Street. With the popularity of Final Destination and all its sequels, there’s already a built-in audience for this new film.

Various production companies, including CodeBlack Films, Global Renaissance Group Entertainment, and Ingenious Media Services Limited are developing the project. Christina Sibul is overseeing for CodeBlack.

Reddick is set to executive produce, with Arthur Wylie, Carol Ann Shine, Dale Godboldo, and Stephanie Denton producing.

Previously, the Goetz have directed the thriller films Scenic Route and Martyrs, and wrote the screenplay for the 2000 film Tycus.

Both Goetz brothers are repped by and .

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‘Final Destination’ Creator Launching Scare-Fare Production Deal (EXCLUSIVE)

Global Renaissance Entertainment Group has entered into a multi-picture production deal with Jeffrey Reddick , creator of the “Final Destination” franchise.

Reddick’s new slate with Global, which will feature multi-ethnic and culturally diverse casts, will be led off by Reddick’s screenplay “Superstition: Final Chance,” a horror/thriller set on a university campus.

The film is being set up as the first in a series of pictures aimed at leveraging Reddick’s fan base from the five “Final Destination” movies. CEO Arthur Wylie and chief operating officer Dale Godboldo will produce with Reddick exec producing.

Producers are in talks with a director.

The five “Final Destination” films grossed over $650 million worldwide. Wylie noted that Global Renaissance wants to take advantage of the interest in such films as Warner Bros.’ “The Conjuring,” which generated over $300 million worldwide.

“We knew that we wanted to be in the horror/thriller space,” he said. “We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Jeffrey on this endeavor, who enables us to take full advantage of the market’s clear demand for this genre.”

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