Two of Japan’s top moviemakers are teaming up for a horror project at 20th Century Fox and Regency Enterprises, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Hideo Nakata (The Ring Two) is attached to direct Inhuman, which pairs him with The Grudge producer Taka Ichise, who is producing alongside Vertigo Entertainment’s Roy Lee and Doug Davison.
The project is loosely based on a Japanese murder case.
Nakata and Ichise, two giants of J-horror, paired up on the Japanese-language “Ringu” series, which spawned two English-language hits starring Naomi Watts. The duo also wrote the screenplay to Japan’s Honogurai mizu no soko kara, which was remade into the Jennifer Connolly starrer Dark Water.