Disney is looking for a screenwriter to work on a film based on Tower of Terror, the popular ride from Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney California Adventure. John August (Big Fish) and Jim Whitaker pitched the idea and will produce the big-screen adaptation. According to Deadline, “it’s being developed as a freestanding movie at Warner Bros., produced by Appian Way with Joseph Kosinski.”
The story goes that “five people in a posh hotel take an elevator and disappear after it is hit by lightning.”
A TV version aired in 1997 starring Steve Guttenberg and Kirsten Dunst.
News source: Deadline