Dirty Grandpa's Dan Mazer has been hired to direct an adaptation of Vera Brosgol's Anya's Ghost, reports Deadline. Based on a script by Patrick Ness, the film is being produced by Bolt Pictures, Bullitt Entertainment, and Entertainment One, with an anticipated production start this fall.
“Patrick is so passionate about the source material, and his screenplay is fresh and distinctive," said Jeremy Bolt of Bolt Pictures. "We love Dan’s vision to make a classic high school comedy with a supernatural twist.”
Mazer is best known for directing Dirty Grandpa and I Give It A Year, and is a frequent collaborator with Sacha Baron Cohen.
No release date for Anya's Ghost has been set.