THE GRUDGE Reboot in the Works
Ghost House Pictures and Good Universe are getting back into THE GRUDGE business.
According to Deadline, the studios are currently working on a reboot to the 2004 horror film starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, with MIDNIGHT MEAT TRAIN's on board Jeff Buhlerto to pen the script. Takashi Shimazu helmed the original.
Per Deadline: "The original...cost around $10 million, grossed $187 million worldwide and hatched a sequel. It was based on the Japanese horror thriller Ju-On by Shimizu. The new one will be produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Taka Ichise, with Roy Lee, Doug Davison, Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane exec producing. Gellar played a nurse in Tokyo who was Afflicted by a curse that created uncontrollable rage and was pretty much fatal."
As of now, no director or cast is attached to the project.