The filmmaker behind Kick-Ass and X-Men: First Class has set his sights on a new tale of adolescent angst and otherworldly power. Matthew Vaughn’s MARV Films has picked up the film rights to ghostgirl, the globally popular series of YA novels by Tonya Hurley.
The books focus on Charlotte Usher, a teenage girl whose fears of being unseen become a reality when she dies in embarrassing manner – choking on gummy bears. But her misfit spirit continues to haunt an afterlife version of high school as she yearns for her living, breathing crush while contending with an unholy host of spectral classmates and instructors. READ FULL STORY