Director Osgood Perkins was set to next direct A Head Full of Ghosts, the adaptation of Paul Tremblay‘s novel. Perkins has now stepped away with Antlers director Scott Cooper stepping up to revise the script and direct, Deadline reports.
The site also revealed that Once Upon a Time in Hollywood actress Margaret Qualley will star in the Robert Downey Jr. produced the film.
“When 8-year-old Merry’s older sister exhibits signs of an indeterminate and terrifying affliction, the Barrett family slowly tears itself apart. Now, 20 years later, Merry is confronted with her family’s traumatic past when Rachel, a journalist with a similarly haunted past, delves into the case, causing Merry to relive and reconsider the devastating memories of her childhood.”