Matt Reeves Lets the Right One In


Cloverfield director Matt Reeves has been hired by Overture Films and Hammer Films to write and direct a remake of Let the Right One In with plans to release it sometime in 2009.

Tomas Alfredson’s original Swedish vampire film of the same name, which opens in limited release on October 24th, tells the story of a young boy who befriends a girl who happens to be a vampire. Hammer acquired the English-language remake rights when Alfredson’s picture won rave reviews at the Tribeca Film Festival.

According to Variety, it will be produced by Hammer’s Simon Oakes. Spitfire’s Guy East and Nigel Sinclair and Swedish producers John Nordling and Carl Molinder. Spitfire’s Alex Brunner and Tobin Armbrust will exec produce along with John Ptak, Philip Elway and Fredrik Malmberg.