Dreamworks Developing Alfred Hitchcock's ‘Rebecca’ Remake

The original film follows a naive young woman who marries a rich widower and settles in his gigantic mansion.
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Dreamworks Developing Alfred Hitchcock's ‘Rebecca’ Remake

Dreamworks to reboot Alfred Hitchcock's Rebecca DreamWorks and Working Title Films are planning a reboot of Alfred Hitchcock's classic mystery movie, Rebecca. Steven Knight will be penning the new script from the original book by Daphne DuMaurier.

The mystery follows a naive young woman who marries a rich widower and settles in his gigantic mansion, only to find that the memory of the first wife maintains a grip on her husband and the servants.

The writer is also currently working on his directorial debut Hummingbird which stars Jason Statham. Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner are producing the reboot.

This project is still in development.

Rebecca was released April 12th, 1940.

Sources:Variety

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  • yannick-decorte • 3 years ago

    I love how they censor Hitchc*ck's name in the comments. Hey guys, does anyone want to see Hanc*ck? Smith acts a bit c*cky in that movie, but it's c*ck-full of laughs.

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    • moviegeek • 3 years ago

      I'm not a big fan of the original. It's good. But not a huge classic.

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      • SherlockHolmes2009 • 3 years ago

        So their gonna destroy a Hitchc*ck classic. Figures

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        • thedude-abides • 3 years ago

          Two things I don't believe in: Sequels and remakes. While I don't think this movie holds up as well as other Hitchc*ck classics (weird considering its his only Best Picture win, or maybe not so weird if you consider the Academy's track record), a remake is simply out of the question.

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          • instead8909 • 3 years ago

            last I heard about the Birds remake was that they were having trouble with money, which was a month ago.

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            • 2movieguys • 3 years ago

              WTF!!

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              • ejk1 • 3 years ago

                Blasphemous. That is all.

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                • Joshua-Hollaway • 3 years ago

                  whatever happened to The birds remake? Wouldnt mind that

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                  • jayaottley • 3 years ago

                    Interesting, and a very unusual pick of Hitchc*ck's to choose and remake, even though you can't remake Hitchc*ck, but meh. It be interesting, i'm just going to hope Tim Bevan doesn't cast his fav actor in this which is Rowan Atkinson

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                    • incmob • 3 years ago

                      and so the trend continues...

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