Los Angeles, Dec 21 (PTI) Oscar-winning filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro has come on board to produce an English-language remake of 2017’s Argentinian horror thriller “Terrified” for Fox Searchlight.Also Read - Thousands of Mosquitoes Swarm Together To Form Tornado In Argentina. Watch Viral Video

Sacha Gervasi is set to write the script, reported Variety. Also Read - Oscar-Winning Legendary Hollywood Actor Christopher Plummer Dies at 91

Demian Rugna, who directed the original from his own script, will also helm the remake. Also Read - After AR Rahman's 'Bollywood-Gang' Statement, Resul Pookutty Explains How Industry Shuns You Once You Win an Oscar Award

The original “Terrified” is set in a neighbourhood in Buenos Aires where a doctor specialising in the paranormal, her colleague, and an ex-police officer investigate horrifying events and attempt to stop the evil before it spreads.

The movie starred Ariel Chavarria, Maximiliano Ghione, and Norberto Gonzalo.

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