Adam Marcus (“Jason Goes to Hell”) is set to direct the remake of the Val Lewton RKO 1943 classic “I Walked With a Zombie” for Roseblood Movie Co. and Twisted Pictures reports Variety.
Marcus and Debra Sullivan (“Conspiracy”) co-wrote the script which focuses on a private tutor who discovers a terrifying family secret while working at the ancient estate of a New Orleans businessman.
The original was a forerunner of the genre and is considered one of the most valuable films in the RKO library.
Ted Hartley, Mark Burg, Oren Koules, and Carl Mazzocone will produce. RKO is looking into remakes of 1939’s “Five Came Back”, 1945’s “The Body Snatcher” and 1946’s “Bedlam”.