French filmmakers Julien Maury and Alexandre Bustillo have been confirmed to write and direct a remake of Clive Barker's 1987 horror film Hellraiser for Dimension Films, according to Variety. Barker will produce.
Dimension is hoping to score another hit, similar to the recent remake of Halloween,
The original film revolved around a man who finds that he is given more than he bargains for when he solves the puzzle of the Lamont Configuration - a doorway to hell. But his ex-lover has found a way of bringing him back, and his niece, Kirsty Lawrence, finds herself bargaining with the Cenobites, angels to some, demons to others, whose greatest pleasure is the greatest pain.
"Julien and Alex showed their incredible creative talent on Inside, and I'm excited to have them at the helm, working with Clive Barker, to create a fresh, suspenseful and scary re-imagining of the classic tale," said Weinstein Co co-chairman Bob Weinstein.
Inside, a thriller about a pregnant woman who loses her boyfriend in a car crash and is subsequently haunted violently by a mysterious woman.
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