Variety reports that The Howling franchise is going to be relaunched by producers Joel Kastelberg and Moonstone Entertainment's Etchie Stroh.

The title for this new project will be The Howling: Reborn. Directing and writing will be Joe Nimzik. The film will begin shooting this February for a release during Halloween.

Presently, there are no plot details for this project.

Joe Dante directed the original Howling in 1981. Six sequels followed. The plot of the first film saw Dee Wallace-Stone as a news anchor that gets stalked by a serial killer who is actually a werewolf.