Howling Franchise Gets Rebooted

Producers Joel Kastelberg and Etchie Stroh are set to reboot the “Howling” franchise with “The Howling: Reborn” reports Variety.

“Gremlins” helmer Joe Dante directed the first film which hit in 1981 and spawned six sequels. Dee Wallace-Stone starred as a news anchor stalked by a serial killer who turns out to be a werewolf.

Story details on the remake/reboot are being kept under wraps. Joe Nimziki will make his feature directorial debut from his own script.

Shooting kicks off in February for a release next Halloween.