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Juan Antonio Bayona, who recently gave us The Impossible, has been hired by Sony Pictures to remake the 1961 horror/thriller Scream of Fear. For those of you who remember, Bayona actually made his mark on Hollywood with the horror genre by giving us the excellent Guillermo del Toro-produced film The Orphanage.

Scream of Fear, which was originally directed by Seth Holt, follows a “wheelchair-bound woman who returns to her family home to look into the disappearance of her estranged father. During the investigations, she discovers his corpse in various locations, but it quickly vanishes again before anyone else can see it.”

Having both seen and really enjoyed The Impossible and The Orphanage, I’m always interested in seeing what the director is up to and hearing that he’ll be returning to the horror genre is something that excites me greatly. The Orphanage was one of the genre’s »

- Matt Joseph

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