Case in point, Roberts has signed on to join the supernatural comedy Anya’s Ghost. The film is based on the award-winning graphic novel by Russian writer and illustrator Vera Brosgol and will be directed by Dan Mazer.
Deadline reports the film is based on a screenplay by Patrick Ness (A Monster Calls), and the original book was published in 2011 winning the Eisner Award, Harvey Award, and Cybils Award.
You can buy the novel HERE.
The film is produced by Jeremy Bolt via Bolt Pictures and Benedict Carver via Bullitt Entertainment. EOne is also producing and will fully finance and distribute worldwide.
We’ll let you know when we hear more!
The story follows Anya, an unpopular 16-year-old who gets stranded in an underground cave where she rescues Emily (Roberts), the apparent ghost of a teenage girl who died a century earlier. Initially, Anya thinks her new “friend” may be the best thing that ever happened to her. But the relationship has unforeseen consequences for Anya, her friends and her family.