Deadline is reporting that Netflix have signed up Christopher Landon to write and direct the family adventure film We Have A Ghost, whilst also adding that Anthony Mackie, David Harbour, Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Tig Notaro, Jennifer Coolidge, Erica Ash, Isabella Russo, Niles Fitch, Faith Ford and Steve Coulter have been cast in the project.
The film focuses on Kevin, who finds a ghost named Ernest haunting his new home. Kevin subsequently becomes an overnight social media sensation, along with his family. But when he and Ernest go rogue to investigate the mystery of the latter’s past, they become targets of the CIA.
Christopher Landon will begin writing the script that will be based on Geoff Manaugh’s short story, “Ernest”. Dan Halsted will serve as producer on the project alongside Temple Hill’s Marty Bowen and Isaac Klausner. Landon will also serve as executive producer alongside John Fischer, Geoff Manaugh, Korey Budd and Nathan Miller.