Jesse Bradford has signed to star in The Echo, a remake of the acclaimed Filipino thriller Sigaw being produced by Roy Lee and Doug Davison of Vertigo Entertainment, says The Hollywood Reporter.
Yam Laranas, who co-wrote and directed Sigaw, is directing the movie, which is being additionally produced by Shin Shimosawa, Tyler Mitchell and Will Wright.
The story centers on a young ex-con (Bradford) who moves into an old apartment building only to learn his neighbor is an abusive police officer who savagely beats his wife and daughter. When the ex-con tries to intervene, he becomes trapped in a curse.
Eric Bernt wrote the screenplay. QED’s Kimberly Fox and Elliot Ferwerda are executive producing.
Shooting is scheduled to begin mid-August in Toronto.