Ellen Page is in talks to star in the upcoming reboot of the 1990 sci-fi thriller “Flatliners” at Sony Pictures.
The Peter Filardi scripted original centered on five medical students – Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin and Oliver Platt – who bring subject themselves to near-death experiences in order to see if anything lies beyond.
After being revived they soon find themselves struggling to determine fantasy from reality as physical manifestations of childhood sins revisit them.
Niels Arden Oplev (“Dead Man Down”) will helm from a screenplay by Ben Ripley. David Blackman and Laurence Mark are producing.