Online phenomenon The Elevator Game is getting its own horror movie, and Deadline reports today that director/director of photography Michael Goi has been hired to direct.
Goi’s previous directorial credits include “American Horror Story,” “Swamp Thing” and “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina,” and he’s also been the director of photography for multiple episodes of “American Horror Story” as well as 2014’s The Town That Dreaded Sundown.
Deadline details, “The supernatural horror, based on the eponymous online phenomenon, will follow Dale, a socially awkward teenager who discovers that the night his sister disappeared she had just played The Elevator Game. The ritual is conducted in an elevator, in which players attempt to travel to another dimension using a set of rules that can be found online. Ignoring the many online warnings, Dale resolves to follow and find her. But he discovers that the warnings are there for a reason and ‘The Woman On The 5th Floor’ is not what she seems.”
Michael Goi said in a statement this week, “What Psycho did for showers, The Elevator Game will do for lifts. I want the audience to be taking the stairs after they see this film.”
Travis Seppala (Captive) wrote the script
The film comes from AMP International and Fearworks.