Ellis’ ghost story first appeared in August 2017 as a series of social media posts which he then re-wrote as an ongoing BuzzFeed post, “Dear David,” which went viral. Ellis amassed more than 1M Twitter followers as the story grew between Aug. 7 and Dec. 12, 2017.
BuzzFeed Studios’ Lauren Dolgen and Hieu Ho will produce along with Rideback‘s Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich. Turner will serve as EP.
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