Boston Celtics All Star level guard Kyrie Irving has reportedly signed on to star in, and government produce, an upcoming movie about Oklahoma’s notorious Skirvin Hotel.
Numerous NBA groups, together with these which Irving has performed on, have stayed on the Skirvin Hotel through the years however some gamers refuse to remain there due to its haunted repute.
“Having had my very own attention-grabbing experiences on the Skirvin Hotel, I related with this concept instantly,” stated Irving (H/T Variety). “To work with Brian Grazer is a dream come true, and I’m excited to carry this undertaking to life with the Imagine Entertainment staff.”
The resort was opened in 1911, and the paranormal exercise is believed to have began within the 1930s when the resort’s proprietor had an affair with a chambermaid, resulting in her tragic dying. The horror movie, produced by Imagine Entertainment chairman Brian Grazer and Bobby Cohen, will mix scares with satire, wit and social commentary impressed by the historical past of the Skirvin Hotel, based on Variety.
“I’d heard rumors concerning the Skirvin earlier than, however as soon as we realized that by coupling the deliciously eerie with the fascinatingly related, we had been on to one thing massive with this one,” Cohen stated. “Kyrie is a perfect collaborator and this can be a nice film to make with Imagine.”