October 30, 2009 Meir Zarchi's tasteless but memorable 1978 revenge film "I Spit on Your Grave" is getting the remake treatment. Steven Monroe is directing it. No idea how anyone could make this movie in this day and age.
This remake has been in the news for a while, but it's set to begin shooting next week. CineTel Films has acquired rights to remake I Spit on Your Grave and it had had a planned 2009 worldwide theatrical release. The movie will be produced by CineTel prexy-CEO Paul Hertzberg and Lisa Hansen, with Jeff Klein, Alan Ostroff, Gary Needle and Zarchi as exec producers
The 1971 British horror film "The Asphyx" (originally starring Michael Powell) is getting remade too. Screen Daily reports Matthew McGuchan will direct it. ...
And Variety has reconfirmed that "Hellraiser" is being redone, this time in 3D, with the title "Clive Barker's Hellraiser" for Dimension.
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