According to Variety, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre producer Mike Fleiss is partnering with helmer Eli Roth on the horror pic Hostel at Screen Gems. Jay Hernandez is in final talks to topline. Shooting starts this month.
The picture's plot is being kept under tight wraps, but Hernandez will star as a traveler abroad.
Fleiss is producing The Poseidon Adventure for director Wolfgang Petersen at Warners and is at work on a prequel to The Texas Chainsaw Massacre at New Line.
Roth directed, produced and co-wrote Cabin Fever for Lions Gate.
Hernandez most recently appeared in Universal's Friday Night Lights.