Aaron Eckhart Teaming With Brad Peyton for Horror Thriller INCARNATE

Blumhouse Productions financing.

Deadline’s Mike Fleming is hearing that Aaron Eckhart (‘Olympus Has Fallen,’ ‘The Dark Knight’) is teaming up with ‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’ director Brad Peyton for the horror thriller ‘Incarnate.’

Featuring a script by Ronnie Christensen (‘Passengers,’ ‘Dark Tide’), the film follows an unconventional exorcist (Eckhart) who can tap into the subconscious of the possessed. The exorcist meets his match when a 9-year-old boy is possessed by a demon from his past.

Jason Blumhouse (‘Insidious,’ ‘The Purge,’ ‘Paranormal Activity,’ ‘Sinister’) is on board to produce with IM Global co-financing the film. Couper Samuelson, Michael Seitzman and Trevor Engelson will serve as executive producers.