Andrea Riseborough in Talks for The Grudge Remake

Andrea - Andrea Riseborough in Talks for The Grudge Remake

Andrea Riseborough in Talks For The Grudge Remake

Andrea Riseborough in talks for The Grudge remake

According to Deadline, Sony and Ghost House Pictures might have caught British thesp Andrea Riseborough ( Battle of the Sexes, Birdman, Waco) to take the lead in their The Grudge remake, to be directed by Nicolas Pesce ( The Eyes of My Mother, Piercing). Her function is referred to as a investigator and young single mom. They likewise keep in mind that she will take a function in the Amazon-Sky miniseries Zero, Zero, Zero, embeded in the world of global drug trafficking and directed by Stefano Sollima ( Gomorrah).

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The initial 2004 American variation starred Sarah Michelle Gellar ( Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Cruel Intentions) as an exchange trainee who relocates to Tokyo and discovers herself tortured by spirits of the dead. Gellar returned for a 2006 follow up, however not for the 3rd movie, which went direct to house video. The Japanese Ju-On franchise is presently at 9 function movies.

The Grudge reboot is based upon a script from Jeff Buhler ( Midnight Meat Train) and will be produced by Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Taka Ichise. Roy Lee, Joe Drake, Doug Davison and Nathan Kahane will executive fruit and vegetables. Erin Westerman and Romel Adam will manage for Ghost House Pictures.

The very first movie in the American franchise likewise starred Jason Behr ( Roswell, Pleasantville), KaDee Strickland ( Private Practice, The Sixth Sense), Clea DuVall ( Girl, Interrupted, But I’m a Cheerleader) and Bill Pullman ( While You Were Sleeping, Independence Day). The 2nd movie starred Gellar, Amber Tamblyn ( The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, The Ring), Arielle Kebbel ( True Blood, The Vampire Diaries), Jennifer Beals ( Flashdance, The L Word) and Sarah Roemer ( The Con Artist, The Event).

Riseborough will next be seen opposite Zoe Kazan in Lone Scherfig’s Secrets from the Russian Tea Room, presently in pre-production.

What do you people think about The Grudge remake? Are you delighted to have a look at a brand-new variation of the movie? Let us understand in the remarks.

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