Australian horror Lake Mungo remake gets writer

David Leslie Johnson, who wrote the script for the Orphan, which hits theaters on July 24th, has been tapped to pen a remake of the Australian horror suspense film Lake Mungo for Paramount Vantage, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Vantage grabbed remake rights to the film in November, when it premiered at the American Film …
More

Last House on the Left director gets a Cure

The Last House on the Left director Dennis Iliadis has signed on to direct the thriller Cure later this summer, according to Variety. Cure centers on a young man who enters his wife in an experimental treatment program to save her from a terminal illness. While she returns completely cured, she’s suddenly infected with something …
More

Stephen King’s It headed to the big screen

Warner Bros. has tapped Dave Kajganich – wrote penned The Invasion and Joel Schumacher’s upcoming horror Creek – to adapt Stephen King’s horror novel It, with Dan Lin, Roy Lee and Doug Davison producing, according to Variety. The original story follows the lives of seven children in a small Maine town who confront a demonic …
More

Pirates director to remake The Host (Gwoemul)

Looks like Gore Verbinski, who helmed The Ring and the Pirates of the Caribbean threesome, will be remaking another Asian film – this time a Korean monster movie that broke box office records in that country, and has developed sort of a cult following elsewhere. Universal and Verbinski have nabbed remake rights to the 2006 …
More