Ruben Helming “The Stranger” Remake

Joseph Ruben is set to direct the remake of the 1946 Orson Welles thriller “The Stranger” at NGN Releasing reports Heat Vision.

Edward G. Robinson starred in the original as an agent of the War Crimes Commission who was on the hunt for one of the engineers of the Holocaust who is now hiding out in Connecticut. Along with helming, Welles also starred.

Alanna Belak wrote the script for the remake which follows a reformed serial killer who has reinvented himself as a small-town professor. He is visited by his former partner who wants them to start killing together again.

Jack and Joseph Nasser will produce.