New Line & Nakata Come Out

New Line Cinema has optioned “Out,” a 1997 novel by Natsuo Kirino that won Japan’s Grand Prix Award for crime fiction reports Variety.

The story revolves around a Tokyo woman who murders her abusive husband and enlists three fellow factory workers to cut up and dispose of the body.

Hideo Nakata (“Ringu,” “Dark Water”) is attached to direct, and Joe Forte will write the thriller’s script.