Director Chris Columbus is returning back to the children dream sort with a true to life series based on his House of Secrets books.
The Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone chief co-composed the House of Secrets center school dream book series with the late Ned Vizzini.
Presently Columbus is teaming with his 26th Street Pictures accomplices, Michael Barnathan and Mark Radcliffe, to foster the triplet of books for Disney.
In House of Secrets, “siblings Brendan, Eleanor and Cordelia Walker aren’t pleased when their family relocates to a creepy Victorian house once owned by an occult novelist, Denver Kristoff. By the time the Walkers realize that their new neighbor has sinister plans for them, they’re trapped in the magical house, traveling through the fantastical intertwined universes of Kristoff’s novels.”
“Chris, Michael and Mark tell stories that resonate with multiple audiences, across generations and genres that deliver a sense of magic and wonderment through definitional characters,” said Ayo Davis, executive vp, Creative Development and Strategy, Disney Branded Television. “There is so much affinity for their acclaimed films, and we are delighted to be working with them to develop House of Secrets into a thrilling Disney+ series.”
Since launching the Harry Potter establishment with its initial two movies, Sorcerer’s Stone and Chamber of Secrets, Columbus has coordinated Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief, and leader delivered titles like The Witch, The Lighthouse and Scoob!
Columbus launched the House of Secrets books in 2013 and has said he was propelled by seeing the effect of the Harry Potter books on kids, adding that he sees the books as a “cousin” to his fan-most loved 1985 film The Goonies.