[Movies] Remake of David Cronenberg's Shivers In the Works
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 09.06.2013
Another remake being made...
David Cronenberg's Shivers has a remake in development. STYD reports that the remake of Cronenberg's 1975 feature debut will be produced by Jeff Sackman and Michael Baker, who announced the remake today. Rie Rasmussen will directed, with the script coming from Ian Driscoll.
The film is about a genetically-engineered strain of parasites that turn people into violent, compulsive sex-addicts is released into a self-contained luxury apartment complex. The resident doctor attempts to find a cure before the infected, nymphomaniac inhabitants spread their legs – and the parasites.The new Shivers will be updated for today's social and sexual realities. In a post-HIV world, where people interact through screens rather than skin, the parasite breaks down those digital barriers.