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Clown: Jon Watts to direct

  • Jon Watts will direct the thriller "Clown" for Cross Creek Pictures.

  • Watts has also written the screenplay along with Christopher D. Ford.

  • The story centers on a father who dons a clown outfit, wig, bulbous nose and pancake makeup to entertain at his son's sixth birthday after the clown he hired didn't show up. Unable to take off the clown garb, dad's personality changes in horrific fashion. He and his family race to break the curse of the evil outfit before he undergoes a complete transformation into a homicidal killer with over-sized shoes.

    Wed November 17, 2010 | Source: Deadline