Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, Saw III) is set to direct the horror, Scanners for Dimension Films.

The film is the remake of David Cronenberg's Scanners; David Goyer is writing the screenplay for the remake, which revolves around a scientist who infiltrates an underground movement of 'scanners,' whose telepathic abilities make them lethal weapons, says Variety.

The Weinstein's are hoping for an early 2008 production start for Scanners and a late 2008 release.