Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr Viber
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Big 2015 Movie Preview
The 50 Best Films Of 2014
Review Of The Year 2014
Download Ex Machina
Before the DVD release on 8th June
Win Premiere Tickets
To see Mission: Impossible in Vienna.
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
TODAY
Exclusive First Trailer For Spanish Thriller Marshland
The acclaimed serial killer mystery gets a poster too
New Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp Trailer Online
Introducing Jon Hamm!
Hawk The Slayer To Return In A Sequel
Terry Marcel prepping Hawk The Hunter
Exclusive First Look At Nicholas Hoult In Kill Your Friends
How to get ahead in the record industry
The Edinburgh International Film Festival 2015: In Review
Inside Out and 45 Years take a bow
Paul Thomas Anderson Tackling Pinocchio Script
For Robert Downey Jr.'s planned film of the fairy tale
Gattaca's Andrew Niccol Writing Monopoly
As Lionsgate takes over the rights to the game adaptation
Full Steve Jobs Trailer Takes The Stage
Michael Fassbender wants to show us something...
J.K. Simmons And Michael Keaton Won't Visit Kong: Skull Island
A shooting schedule shift means they've jumped ship
Fatal Attraction Miniseries In The Works
Hop for your lives, bunnies!
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
29 May 2015
Joe Wright May Jump Into The Lifeboat
He's in talks to direct Anne Hathaway in a novel adaptation
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
Pan
16 October 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Anna Karenina (2012)
Empire Star Rating
Hanna (2011)
Empire Star Rating
The Soloist (2009)
Empire Star Rating
Atonement (2007)
Empire Star Rating
Pride and Prejudice
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

Fire Up The Gaslight
Thriller remake planned

26 January 2006  |  Written by   

submit to reddit

No, you’re not going crazy. Warners Bros is remaking Gaslight.

Joe Wright, who recently directed Pride And Prejudice, will take the helm for his first American film, which revolves around a woman targeted by a money-hungry suitor, who lures her into a house of horrors and tries to make her believe she’s going crazy.

The story is based on a 1938 play by Patrick Hamilton and has been put on the big screen twice before- in 1940 by us Brits and in 1944, in an MGM classic that scooped seven Oscar nominations and saw star Ingrid Bergman take home a statuette. This version will transplant the plot from the UK to the States. There's no word on casting but we'll keep you informed.

Check back later for Empire commentary on this story.

Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

World Exclusive: The New Wall-E Trailer
This kicks shiny metal butt!
Deschanel Crosses That Bridge
Zooey journeys to Terabithia

Your Comments

Relit
So they're going to remake Gaslight eh? Still popular on the Theatre circuit but just wonder what they're going to do it to get the modern audience involved as the studios like to put it! Set it in present day/near future with a psycho killer, pints of blood, and some extra scares that will add nothing to the original thriller story. Woo hoo! More

Posted by Cat5 at 15:40 on 26 January 2006 | Report This Post

not only but also
and if in doubt of being called a remake just move it over to the US and call it a reimagining!!! YYYYAAAAWWWWNNNN!!!! More

Posted by The Judge at 10:45 on 26 January 2006 | Report This Post

not only but also
and if in doubt of being called a remake just move it over to the US and call it a reimagining!!! YYYYAAAAWWWWNNNN!!!! More

Posted by The Judge at 10:45 on 26 January 2006 | Report This Post

Can't Hollywood come up with some original ideas? I am getting sick of remakes and endless sequals, no wonder box office takings are down. More

Posted by DNASH at 10:23 on 26 January 2006 | Report This Post


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Please Explain! With Arnold Schwarzenegger...
Plus Emilia Clarke on pranks, smiles and 'The Robot'

Terminator Genisys: Empire's Verdict
It wants your clothes and your (re)boots

100 Greatest Movie Characters
Your all-time favourite heroes and villains exclusively revealed!

Bonfire Of The Vanities: When Personal Projects Go Wrong
15 hubristic horrors that went straight to movie jail

Podcast 167: Emily Mortimer, Robert Sheehan, Corin Hardy
It's the live Edinburgh special round 2!

Hollywood Jackanory: Stars Reading Things Out Of Context
From Ian McKellen vs. One Direction to Hugh Jackman vs. baking innuendos

Before And After: How 10 Books Changed On Their Way To Becoming Movies
...And how their authors reacted

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Empire print magazine

Delivered to your door – with exclusive subscriber only covers each month!

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Empire digital magazine

Exclusive and enhanced content – get instant access via your iPad or Android device

Subscribe and save 44%

Subscribe now and save up to 67%
Print, Digital & Package options available Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire Digital Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  Digital Edition  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)