Fox 2000 is set to bring Brian De Palma’s The Fury back to the big screen, reports Variety. Brian McGreevy and Lee Shipman will write a contemporary reimagining of the 1978 supernatural horror film.
The updated version will center on a young man with heightened kinetic powers who is abducted by the government in order to take advantage of his special gifts.
The original, starring Kirk Douglas and John Cassavetes and released by 20th Century Fox, was based on John Farris’ 1976 novel of the same name.
Ted Field is producing through his Radar Pictures. Mike Weber executive produces.