January 27, 2006 09:13:11 GMT
Warner Bros. Pictures will remake the 1944 thriller "Gaslight" with "Pride and Prejudice" helmer Joe Wright making his U.S. directing debut
Intended to repeat the success of its former version, Warner Bros. Pictures concerns to bring into life the remake of the 1944 thriller "Gaslight." To succeed the plan, the studio even has tapped Joe Wright to direct the film with Abi Morgan to write the new version and Paula Weinstein in hand at producing.
Based on a 1938 British play by Patrick Hamilton and preceded by a 1940 British film, "Gaslight" revolves around a woman whose suitor has designs on her money, and after luring her to a house of horrors, he methodically tries to convince her she is insane. No cast on board while other details remain undisclosed.