Dave Meyers will helm the movie. Meyers has directed of numerous music videos for such artists as Britney Spears, Outkast, Jennifer Lopez and the Dave Matthews Band.
Both Jake Wade Wall (When a Stranger Calls and the upcoming Halloween: Retribution) and Eric Brent (Romeo Must Die) will write the screenplay
The updated version of the film will follow two young travelers who are tormented by a mysterious hitchhiker. Production is scheduled to start June in Austin, Texas.