Kyrie Irving is making his return to the big screen in a horror film inspired by real-life events.
According to Hollywood Reporter, Irving will star in and produce a yet to be titled film about an Oklahoma hotel where occupants have reported hauntings.
NBA Star Kyrie Irving will star in and executive produce a currently untitled horror movie with Imagine Entertainment about an Oklahoma hotel that has a reputation of being haunted.
Imagine Entertainment has preemptively optioned an upcoming Players’ Tribune article, an oral history of experiences from NBA stars who have stayed at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City. The hotel is frequented by traveling NBA teams, but some players refuse to stay there because of its reputation. The hotel was opened in 1911 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Irving will be joined by Brian Grazer and Bobby Cohen as producers. According to NBA.com, a number of players, including Metta World Peace, Lou Williams, and Larry Nance Jr. have refused to stay at the hotel in the past.