“Dear White People” director Justin Simien is attached to direct in what would be the “Bad Hair” filmmaker’s big budget studio feature debut.
“Ghostbusters” and “The Heat” writer Katie Dippold wrote the most recent draft of the screenplay.
Dan Lin and Jonathan Elrich, who produced 2019’s billion-dollar-grossing “Aladdin” remake, are producing the film via their Rideback banner.
First launched as an attraction in 1969 at Disneyland, Haunted Mansion places riders inside “doom buggies” that take a tour of a haunted manor. A movie based on the attraction starring Eddie Murphy was released back in 2003.
“Haunted Mansion” has been in development at Disney for several years, as the project was first announced at Comic-Con in July 2010. At one time,