Self-isolation Horror ‘The Others’ is getting a Remake!

by | Apr 8, 2020

LA-based Sentient Entertainment has picked up the rights to the Nicole Kidman self-isolation horror The Others, with a plan to plan is to reinvent and modernize the story. The Others came out in 2001 when supernatural horror films were still hot property. The film made an epic $200 million globally on a tiny little budget of $17m, showing just how much cinema goers were eager for spooky shenanigan. 

The Others, is a timely self-isolation tale about a war widow who hides her children away in an isolated mansion due to a rare disease characterized by photo-sensitivity. Deadline report that Sentient struck the lucrative deal with FilmSharks subsidiary The Remake Company and Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo’s Video Mercury.

Sentient’s producer Renee Tab said …

“I am honored to be able to work on my favorite horror film of all time, The Others, and to bring this reimagining to the big screen for new audiences. It is almost eerie and uncanny how timely the themes are today: self-isolation, paranoia and fear, and of course the intense desire to protect our children and ourselves from harm. We look forward to unraveling the layers behind lead character Grace, whose pain and demons draw viewers into a truly compassionate journey.”

What do you think of a modern day version of this film? Will it still ahve the same impact as the original and it’s twist ending? Chip into the comments below.

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