“Cloverfield” director Matt Reeves has signed on to write and direct the Amerian remake of the acclaied Swedish horror flick “Let the Right One In” for Overture Films and Hammer Films says the trades.
Based on a novel by John Ajvide Lindqvist, the original (titled: “Lat Den Ratte Komma In”) followed a bullied boy whose desire for revenge becomes intertwined with his growing love for a young female neighbor who happens to be a vampire.
It won the best narrative feature award at the Tribeca Film Festival and is scheduled for a limited release in the US on October 24th. The US remake would likely hit theaters sometime late 2009.
Reeves is also readying the thriller “The Invisible Woman” which he is writing and directing. It follows a housewife who turns to a life of crime.