Face/Off star Nicolas Cage will star in supernatural thriller Pay the Ghost.

The 50-year-old actor will play a New York University English professor whose 8-year-old son mysteriously vanishes from a Halloween day parade, according to Variety.

German film director Uli Edel will helm the project, while Dan Kay will pen the script.

This year Cage can be seen in Tokarev, Left Behind and Outcast.