Claydon is best known for the deeply embarrassing Brit flop Lesbian Vampire Killers, once described by its star actor as 'a pile of sh*t.' However, Claydon was not responsible for the script, so he can't be blamed for turning a potential campy B-movie treat into the aformentioned pile.
The Crawlspace script was penned for New Line by , and follows a family getting seriously spooked by weird stuff going on in their new home. So far, so familiar, but word is that Crawlspace will take a new angle on the tried-and-tested Amityville storyline.
It's hardly surprising that similar projects to The Conjuring are getting the go-ahead. James Wan's supernatural horror was so stupendously lucrative - $316 million return for a $20 million budget - that it's getting it's own sequel and spinoff (centred on the creepy Annabelle doll).