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Soska Sisters to Direct Remake of David Cronenberg’s ‘Rabid’ (EXCLUSIVE)

February 26, 2016

 

The directing duo of Jen and Sylvia Soska has come on board to direct a remake of David Cronenberg’s zombie thriller “Rabid,” Variety has learned.

 

John Vidette’s Somerville House Releasing has entered into a joint venture with Paul Lalonde and Michael Walker to produce a feature film and original TV series based on the 1977 Canadian horror film.

 

“Rabid” starred Marilyn Chambers, who was attempting to move from her successful career as a pornographic actress into the mainstream. The film explored the world of experimental plastic surgery with Chambers playing a woman injured in a motorcycle accident who underwent a surgical operation and developed a stinger that she used to feed on people’s blood — triggering an outbreak of a rabies-like epidemic that turned its victims into bloodthirsty zombies...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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