Anderson Replaces Schumacher On “Hive”

“The Machinist” and “Transsiberian” director Brad Anderson is set to replace Joel Schumacher at the helm of the thriller “The Hive” at Troika Pictures reports Variety.

Set against the backdrop of a 911 emergency center, the fast-paced suspense thriller follows a 911 operator who must face her own fears in order to save a teenage girl from a serial killer.

Rich D’Ovidio (“Exit Wounds”) penned the script. Halle Berry was initially attached but dropped out due to personal scheduling issues, others have already expressed interest in the part.

Michael Helfant and Robert Stein will produce and shooting kicks off late Spring.