John Carpenter to direct new ghost flick

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Not exactly the most original premise, but Carpenter spoke highly of the script, which has already been penned. Amber Heard, known as Seth Rogen’s inexplicably gorgeous girlfriend in Pineapple Express, has signed on as the resident starlet-in-peril.

Carpenter had a prolific period of well-regarded titles in the ’70s and ’80s, but his career slowed after a string of flops through the ’90s. He last made the goofy sub-B movie Ghost of Mars.

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