Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

'Terminator' producer remaking Takashi Miike's 'Audition'

Posted on

Audition
Everett Collection

Beloved horror cult gem Audition will be getting an English-language remake. Takashi Miike’s 1999 film–which doubled as a public service announcement about the potential dangers of piano wire–was based on a 1997 novel by Japanese author Ryu Murakami.

The new film will transplant the story to an American setting. It’s being produced by Mario Kassar, the iconic ’80s-era producer of films like Terminator and Rambo. It will be written and directed by Richard Gray, the Australian director who’s currently wrapping up Jason Momoa’s Sugar Mountain. UPDATE: A rep for Gray confirmed his participating to EW, and also noted that Gray’s wife Michele Davis-Gray is also a writer on the project. A fall start date is planned for the production.

[Via Deadline].

Comments