December 19, 2008
Billy Ray to write, direct ‘Conjure Wife’
U.S. filmmaker Billy Ray will write and direct the big-screen adaptation of Fritz Leiber's supernatural thriller
Conjure Wife, United Artists said.
Ray's previous credits include
This is one of those moments when the right filmmaker gets behind a great project. Everyone involved is excited to work with Billy to make this film a success.
Like the novel, the movie will about
a man's discovery that all his recent successes in life are the result of his wife dabbling in witchcraft, UA said in a news release.
Furious, he demands she cease, forgoing her protection and triggering an onslaught of evil forces intent on restoring the imbalance.