Update: Kurt Russell Set to Star in Undying


Director of Creation attached

Update: Jon Amiel has been attached to direct. He recently helmed Creation with Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly.

Media 8 and Circle of Confusion have snagged Kurt Russell (The Thing for the supernatural thriller Undying.

Shock Till You Drop has learned the film is actually a project formerly known as Reaper. Greg Whitta (Book of Eli) penned the script.

Russell would play Virgil, a private investigator who finds himself recruited by the darkly beautiful and mysterious Delia. As he begins to work for Delia, Virgil finds himself suddenly immersed in a surreal underworld, one where the boundaries of life and death – as well as right and wrong – are completely blurred. This unlikely journey also reveals the harrowing answers to the fate of Virgil’s own daughter.

Shooting is expected to begin this fall.

Source: Deadline, Shock Till You Drop