Courtesy of Deadline, Finnish director Anders Engström, whose TV credits include Taboo, Hanna and See, has been tapped to direct the update of the 1980 supernatural thriller The Changeling starring the incomparable George C. Scott.
The film follows a musician (Scott) who, after the death of his young daughter, returns to his childhood home. After a series of terrifying events, he begins to unlock the mystery of the dead child that haunts his home along with a terrible family secret.
Tab Murphy, whose history as a screenwriter includes mostly animated ventures dating back to the 1990s, is set to pen the script.
The plan is to shoot the remake in Ireland.
What do you make of this news? Is a remake of The Changeling something that interests you? Did you even get a chance to check out the original film? If so, how did it hit you? Sound off in the comments below and let me and the rest of the movie loving world know your thoughts!