Tiffany Haddish, LaKeith Stanfield in talks for Disney's 'Haunted Mansion' remake
Disney is also developing films on other popular rides like Space Mountain and Town of Terror
Girls Trip-fame Tiffany Haddish and LaKeith Stanfield of Judas and the Black Messiah fame are in talks to play the lead in Walt Disney Studios upcoming remake of The Haunted Mansion. Justin Simien, famous for Dear White People and Bad Hair, will direct the new version. The Haunted Mansion is based on the scary theme park ride which first opened at Disneyland in 1969.
The Plot details of the film are being kept under wraps for the upcoming adaptation. Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich are attached to produce the film through their Rideback banner. Nick Reynolds of Rideback will serve as executive producer. Katie Dippold has penned the most recent draft of the screenplay.
The amusement park ride was previously used to develop a 2003 family-friendly horror comedy film The Haunted Mansion, starring Eddie Murphy.
Disney is also developing films on other popular rides like Space Mountain and Town of Terror.