30 April 2012 4:15 AM, PDT | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

MGM seems to have vintage horror on the brain. Not only is the studio embarking upon a remake of the seminal Stephen King story, Carrie, but another reboot is in the offing in the form of paranormal fright-fest Poltergeist. The original movie was directed by Tobe Hooper from a script co-written by Steven Spielberg, in which a family finds themselves terrorised by a group of malevolent spirits when they discover that their home is built upon an ancient burial ground. Sam Raimi had long been rumoured to be the studio's pick to direct the...

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