Netflix has exclusively obtained the screen rights to Marcus Kliewer’s We Used To Live Here. First published as part of Reddit’s nosleep feature, the novella is about a homeowner that receives a mysterious visit from a family whose patriarch claims that this is his childhood home. He asks the current owner if he can show his family around. While the family first appears to be innocuous, the homeowner quickly discovers that once you invite someone in, it might not be so easy to get them to leave. Deadline was first to report.
Currently slated to star is Blake Lively, who has previously starred in such hits as A Simple Favor and The Shallows. Along with starring, Lively with be producing with Kate Vorhoff through Lively’s B for Effort banner. Scott Glassgold, Matt Reeves, Adam Kassan, and Dan Kagan were also announced as producers.
Book rights for We Used to Live here are slated to be auctioned at a later time, but if you don’t want to wait for the book or the film, the novella is still available on Reddit.