Naomi Watts to Star in Bay's Version of Hitchcock's "Birds"?

by | October 18, 2006 | Comments

Apparently Naomi Watts is itching to become the Queen of the Horror Remake. She’s already done "The Ring" and "King Kong" — and now comes word that she might be toplining Michael Bay’s new production of "The Birds."

From IGN FilmForce: "Universal Pictures and Michael Bay‘s Platinum Dunes production company have been developing a remake of the Alfred Hitchcock suspense classic "The Birds" for over a year now.

The powers-that-be are reportedly eager to take the next step in the development process and attach a star. According to, Universal is poised to make an offer to scream queen Naomi Watts to star in the film.

The role would be the one played by Tippi Hedren in the original film. TMZ also claims that screenwriter Leslie Dixon has come onboard the pic."

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