In a story from Variety James Woods, Dominic Purcell and Willa Holland will be co-starring in Screen Gems re-imagining of Straw Dogs.
Rod Lurie is directing this redo of the 1971 Sam Peckinpah film.
In the script (written by Lurie) James Marsden is a screenwriter who along with his wife (Kate Bosworth) journeys to her hometown of Mississippi. While there she meets up with her ex-boyfriend (Alexander Skarsgard). Having fallen down a peg from the social rungs of high school, he sees her return as a way to be what he once was.
Straw Dogs has begun shooting in Shreveport, La.