Overture Remakes Jar City

Overture Films is set to remake the Icelandic whodunit “Jar City” says The Hollywood Reporter.

The original centered on a police detective whose investigation of a murder leads to the uncovering of secrets and corruption in a small Icelandic town as well as an exploration of his own relationships.

The new version will shift the action to a small Louisiana town. Michael Ross will adapt the screenplay and original helmer Baltasar Kormakur will serve as a producer on the remake.