Die Onerous 2 and The Misfits director Renny Harlin has signed a three-picture take care of Lionsgate to reboot the 2008 cult basic horror movie The Strangers.
Riverdale star Madelaine Petsch and Merciless Summer season’s Froy Gutierrez will play a younger couple who embarks on a cross-country journey to start a brand new life within the Pacific Northwest. When their automobile breaks down in Oregon, they’re pressured to spend the evening in an Airbnb the place they’re attacked and terrorized by three masked strangers.
Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman performed the couple within the unique movie, who keep at a trip residence when three masked people break in. Directed and written by Bryan Bertino, the screenplay was based mostly on the Tate-La Bianca murders carried out by the Manson household in addition to a string of break-ins that occurred in Bertino’s childhood neighborhood.
The film is usually considered a modern-day telling of the real-life 1979 Keddie cabin murders, through which Sue Sharp packed up her 5 youngsters and headed west to start out a brand new life post-separation from her husband. There, she and her household had been terrorized and subsequently murdered by two unidentified males. The murders stay unsolved to today.
Harlin, who has helmed different horror movies like A Nightmare on Elm Avenue 4: The Dream Grasp and Exorcist: The Starting, is about to direct the primary movie within the new franchise from a screenplay by Alan R. Cohen and Freedland (Due Date, The Freak Brothers). Hillbilly Elegy’s Gabriel Basso can even star. Filming has reportedly begun in Slovakia.
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