Mark Pellington is in talks to direct The Orphanage, New Line's remake of the Spanish-language ghost tale El Orfanato. Guillermo del Toro and ContraFilm's Beau Flynn and Tripp Vinson are attached to produce
According to Variety, the script is written by Larry Fessenden and Del Toro.
The original Orphanage stars Belen Rueda as a woman who takes over the orphanage where she was raised, to open a home for disabled children. Then her young son begins to play with the same imaginary friend who terrorized her when she was a child.
No production date was announced.