1492 Pictures is teaming with CJ Entertainment & Media to acquire remake rights to Andre Ovredal’s Norwegian film “Troll Hunter” reports Deadline.
The pseudo-doco film follows a group of students whose investigation into a series of mysterious bear killings leads to something sinister. They wind up following and documenting a mystery man who turns out to be a troll hunter.
Marc Haimes is set to write the script while Chris Columbus, Michael Barnathan, John M. Jacobsen, Sveinung Golimo and Mark Radcliffe will produce. Magnolia opens the original today in the United States and on V.O.D.