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'The Grudge' Getting a Reboot Treatment

March 21, 2014 (3:25 am) GMT
Sam Raimi who helped produce the first three films will return as a producer for the upcoming remake.
'The Grudge' Getting a Reboot Treatment

"" franchise is going to be relaunched in a reboot. Deadline learns that Ghost House Pictures and Good Universe are working on a project to remake the horror story with the script being drafted by Jeff Buhler ("").

Sam Raimi who produced the first three films will reprise his role along with Rob Tapert, who joined him in the first two flicks, and Taka Ichise from the Japan production. The executive producers are Roy Lee, Doug Davison, Joe Drake and Nathan Kahane.

"" is based on Japanese film series, "Ju-On", created by Takashi Shimizu. The original American version starred . It's about the curse of a deceased family's violent rage that destroys the lives of everyone who comes in contact with it. "" came out in 2006, and "The Grudge 3" followed in 2009.

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