Source StoryAfter mining cornfields for thrills in last year's "Signs", M. Night Shyamalan will turn his attention to "The Woods" for his next feature, with Ashton Kutcher, Kirsten Dunst and Joaquin Phoenix in talks to star, according to The Hollywood Reporter
"Woods" marks the first film of a two-picture deal Shyamalan has with the Walt Disney Co. and is being eyed as a summer 2004 release with an October production start planned. Details about the second film in the deal were not made public.
Set in 1897, Shyamalan's "Woods" script revolves around a close-knit community that lives with the frightening knowledge that a mythical race of creatures resides in the woods around them.
Sounds like Lovecraft. Maybe he'll keep batting 1.000 with me and this one turns out to be a good movie. Eternal Darkness did a cool mythical race/evil thing and made a good story. Hopefully Night can do the same.