Horror remakes and reboots are still a bustling business, and one of the latest just added to its cast. Cary Elwes will play an unknown character in the Blumhouse-spearheaded redo of cult 1974 slasher film Black Christmas.
With Sophia Takal on to direct the script she wrote alongside April Wolfe, the cast for the new film already includes Imogen Poots, Aleyse Shannon, Brittany O’Grady, Lily Donoghue and Caleb Eberhardt.
As for the story, it'll be given a new spin: "Hawthorne College is quieting down for the holidays. One by one, sorority girls on campus are being killed by an unknown stalker. But the killer is about to discover that this generation’s young women aren’t willing to become hapless victims as they mount a fight to the finish." And now you know. It's not even the first time this one has been remade, as Glen Morgan had a version out in 2006.
Takal will have the cameras rolling soon in New Zealand, and Universal is aiming to have the film out in cinemas on 13 December, a week earlier than the 1970s original movie's arrival in cinemas.
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