Tuesday, June 12, 2007

"Sigaw" Hollywood Remake

From Scifi.com

"Jesse Bradford has signed to star in The Echo, a remake of the acclaimed Filipino supernatural thriller Sigaw, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Roy Lee and Doug Davison of Vertigo Entertainment are producing.

Yam Laranas, who co-wrote and directed Sigaw, is directing the remake, which is also being produced by Shin Shimosawa, Tyler Mitchell and Will Wright.

The story centers on a young ex-con (Bradford) who moves into an old apartment building only to learn his neighbor is an abusive police officer who savagely beats his wife and daughter. When the ex-con tries to intervene, he becomes trapped in a curse. Eric Bernt wrote the screenplay.

Shooting is scheduled to begin mid-August in Toronto."