The Mist star Thomas Jane is set to star in and direct a new horror thriller from screenwriter Jack Reher called Wet House. I'm a fan of Jane's work, and I'm surprised he doesn't work more in the bigger Hollywood films. The guy's a great actor. It will be cool to see him take on a project like this. Reher talked to Bloody Disgusting, and gives a little explanation of the disturbing backstory of Wet Houses,
These places are popping up all over the United States. Kind of creepy. People go there by their own admission when they give up on life and their addictions. By means of drinking or drugs, late-stage users go to a Wet House when all hope is lost. Then they die…
Did you know places like this actually exist? He goes on to talk about the film's story saying that it's an "an elevated genre supernatural thriller and is loosely based on Charles Dickens’ classic ghost story “The Signal-Man.” A doctor treats a patient that checks in there after a horrific car accident and meets another resident that predicts tragic things that haven’t happened yet.. Slowly the doctor loses grip on his sanity in the Wet House and becomes haunted by something sinister."
The site adds that the film's tone will be a mixture of Jacob’s Ladder, Poltergeist, and Secret Window. This seems like it could be a pretty intense horror thriller, and I'm looking forward to seeing what Jane ends up doing with it.