Film News

“Audition” Getting US Remake

audition1

For those who have seen it, Takashi Miike’s Audition is one creepy-ass film with a brutal conclusion. As is so often the case with decent Asian horrors, Deadline is reporting that a US remake of the film is in the pipeline.

This redo will be produced by The Terminator and Basic Instinct‘s Mario Kassar, whilst Richard Gray is apparently already working on a screenplay. No director or cast is in place at this stage. As for the plot, it’s said that the story will focus on a widower who is convinced by his filmmaker friend to hold auditions for a girlfriend. One such applicant is a ballerina with a murky past. For risk of spoilers, I’ll just leave it there…

As ever, expect more on this as it develops.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s