Helmed by John Pogue and originally scripted by Tom DeVille, the story, which is inspired by true events, revolves around an unorthodox professor who uses controversial methods to take part in a dangerous experiment in an attempt to create a poltergeist. Jared Harris is already attached to star as well.
James Gay-Rees, Tobin Armburst, Shira Rockowitz and Steven Chester Prince will produce.
Claflin, who is proving to be a rising British star, got his biggest break starring as Phillip in last year’s “Pirates Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”. He is currently starring in the television series “Heat” and will next play Prince William in “Snow White And The Hunstman”.