Twitter Ghost Story Dear David Is Becoming a Horror Movie at New Line
The Dear David movie is officially happening at New Line.
The studio won a bidding war for social media ghost story from former BuzzFeed writer Adam Ellis.
Late last summer, Ellis started his unique ghost story on Twitter about the ghost of a dead child that had been haunting his apartment and trying to kill him.
Ellis added to the story multiple times a week and it quickly went viral, earning the writer over a million followers in social media in just a few months.Back in June, BuzzFeed Studios partnered with It producer Dan Lin, and now New Line will distribute the horror film, which may or may not be entitled Dead David when all is said and done.
Mike van Waes is writing the script based on the story and BuzzFeed Studios’ Lauren Dolgen and Hieu Ho are also on board to produce the horror movie, based on a viral Twitter thread.
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