Netflix has landed the rights to “We Used to Live Here”, a psychological thriller novella by Marcus Kliewer, published as part of Reddit’s nosleep feature. Blake Lively is attached to star and produce.
“We Used to Live Here” sees homeowner get a knock at her door while her partner is at work. It’s a husband, wife and kids. They are peculiar, and the man says he once lived in the house and wanted to take a look around. The homeowner is just getting used to the old house herself, and things get progressively weirder as a snowstorm strands the visitors as they just won’t leave. The homeowner can’t get rid of them, and winds up sorry she ever opened the door as events progress.
Netflix also recently landed another of Reddit’s Novellas, purchasing Matt Query’s “My Wife & I Bought a Ranch”, which Query’s screenwriter brother, Harrison, is adapting.