Home Alone 5: Alone in the Dark will premiere in late 2012 on the cable network.
The film will focus on 8-year-old Finn (Christian Martyn), who becomes convinced that his new family home is haunted and sets up traps to capture the ghost.
Left alone with his sister (Jodelle Ferland) while their parents are stranded across town, the pair use the traps to target a group of thieves, played by Malcolm McDowell, Debi Mazar and Eddie Steeples.
The first Home Alone film, starring Macaulay Culkin, was released in 1990. A sequel, also starring Culkin, hit the big screen in 1992.
1997's Home Alone 3 starred a young Scarlett Johansson, while the most recent instalment - Home Alone 4: Taking Back the House - premiered on ABC as a TV movie in 2002.
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Watch a trailer for the first Home Alone film below: