When a Stranger Calls and When a Stranger Returns: According to Variety, Sony's Screen Gems is planning a remake of cult horror pic When a Stranger Calls and sequel When a Stranger Returns.

Jake Wadewall is penning the remake of 1979 Columbia Pictures release "When a Stranger Calls." Ken Lemberger produces.

So far, "When a Stranger Returns" is only in treatment form.

Carol Kane starred in the original "Stranger" as a high school student traumatized during an evening of babysitting by a caller who repeatedly asks, "Have you checked the children lately?" After notifying the police, she is told that the calls are coming from inside the house.

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