For those who just can’t get enough of American remakes like "The Ring," "The Grudge," and "Dark Water," get ready to celebrate. Paramount’s got a remake of "The Eye" on the way, and New Line is now set to distribute "In-Utero," which is a redo of "The Eye 2."
The "film is about a pregnant woman who has a near-death experience that results in her seeing dead spirits. Scribe Todd Stein has been set to adapt.
Gold Circle ("My Big Fat Greek Wedding") will finance "In-Utero" with a budget around $25 million. Company has a first-look deal with Universal, which passed on the pic.
A U.S. remake of the original ("The Eye"), which had a completely separate plot, is in development with Vertigo at Paramount."