Screen Gems has bought the rights to make the remake of the 1987 horror flick, The Stepfather for Maverick Films.

As Variety says, the original Stepfather, which was based on a true story, Terry O'Quinn (Lost) plays a seemingly normal man, who wants the perfect family. When they don't measure up, he eliminates them and moves on to find his next perfect family.

No cast or production schedule has been set for the remake of The Stepfather.