Ringu Helmer Looks for Voice From the Stone

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Supernatural thriller based on the Italian cult novel

Hideo Nakata, the director behind the original The Ring (aka Ringu) has signed on to direct Zanuck Independent’s supernatural thriller Voice From the Stone, according to Variety.

Based on the Italian cult novel of the same name, the story centers on a female psychologist who takes on the case of a young boy who made a promise to his dying mother to remain silent until her spirit returns. The psychologist begins to realize that the boy’s dead mother has manipulated her in order to take possession of her body so she can be reunited with her son.

Nakata is best known for directing the original first two Ringu movies, as well as the American sequel The Ring 2. Mark Wheaton who also wrote The Messengers, Infected and is credited for the story of the Friday The 13th remake is scripting the flick.

Production begins next spring-summer.

Source: Variety