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Thriller casting : Lin Shaye; Dakota Johnson and Zazie Beetz

“Insidious” veteran Lin Shaye is the latest recruit for “The Grudge” reboot, joining John Cho,
Andrea Riseborough and Demian Bichir in the Nicolas Pesce directed film for Sony.

The film, which begins shooting in May, is a reboot of the 2004 horror film – which was a remake of a Japanese film. Word is though that the film will refer to the original source material.

Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert will produce the movie for Ghost House, with Nathan Kahane and Erin Westerman executive producing for Good Universe alongside Schuyler Weiss, Roy Lee, Doug Davison, John Middleton and Andrew Pfeffer. Romel Adam will oversee the movie for Ghost House and Brady Fujikawa for Good Universe (news via Variety).

Dakota Johnson and Zazie Beetz have been cast alongside Armie Hammer in an upcoming, yet-untitled thriller movie from Annapurna.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Iranian filmmaker Babak Anvari will write and direct the feature that follows a New Orleans bartender whose life starts to unravel as a series of disturbing and inexplicable events happen after he picks up a phone left behind at his bar.

Lucan Toh of Two & Two Pictures and Christopher Kopp of AZA Films will produce along with Megan Ellison’s Annapurna, which has already slated the film for a March 29, 2019, release.

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