The Entity: According to Variety, Japanese helmer Hideo Nakata (Ringu, Dark Water) will segue from a sequel to The Ring at DreamWorks Pictures to an under-$15 million remake of The Entity at Fox Searchlight.

Based on the Frank De Felitta novel of the same name, the 1981 original "Entity" pic starred Barbara Hershey. Story follows a woman whose life crumbles when she believes she is being repeatedly molested and raped by an unseen paranormal force. Terrified, she turns to a parapsychologist to investigate her claims.

Brian B.