House Of Wax Remake: According to The Hollywood Reporter, commercial director Jaume has been given the keys to Dark Castle Entertainment's House of Wax for Warner Bros.
Pictures/Village Roadshow Pictures. Joel Silver, Robert Zemeckis and Susan Levin are producing. Jaume -- a native of Barcelona, Spain, whose full name is Jaume Collet-Serra -- is known for commercials filled with black humor.
A 7UP spot of his featured a mermaid who recovered a bottle of the soft drink for a fisherman, who then captures her and puts her on display. An anti-tobacco commercial for the Arizona Department of Health Services was set in a macabre funhouse that had a youth getting a hole drilled in his throat. He also helmed spots for PlayStation, Budweiser and MasterCard.