Mark Wahlberg’s best villain will get his comeuppance in Fear remake told from Reese Witherspoon character’s perspective.
Universal Pictures will remake the 1996 cult psychological thriller Fear. The screenplay will be written by Straight Outta Compton co-writer Jonathan Herman. The Fear remake which will tell the story from a female perspective, according to Deadline.
The original Fear stars Mark Wahlberg, Reese Witherspoon, William Petersen, Alyssa Milano and Amy Brenneman. It was directed by James Foley and written by Christopher Crowe. The film revolves around an enthusiastic young man whose life is ruined by the perfect upper-middle class family even after offering to help his girlfriend’s father with household chores.
Wahlberg was nominated for the Best Villain prize at the MTV Movie Awards for his sensitive portrayal of David. The new version is being produced by Brian Grazer, who produced the original.
Herman was recently hired to adapt the novel Bloodlines,