Bob Weinstein, co-chairman of the Weinstein Co., knows this remake of a Japanese horror hit doesn’t come with Superman Returns-size pre-release buzz, but he’s completely fine playing the underdog. ”The same thing happened with Scary Movie. One $42 million opening weekend later, they go, Oh.” Pulse unleashes a computer virus that allows malevolent spirits to assault the living (Kristen Bell and Ian Somerhalder) through computers or cell phones. ”It’s almost like there’s a rip in the universe,” Weinstein says. ”Who knows what’s on the other side of it?”
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