The Soska Sisters are Remaking David Cronenberg's RABID

The Soska Sisters are Remaking David Cronenbergs RABID

The Soska Sisters are taking on their new project which is a remake of David Cronenberg‘s Rabid (1977) film. In case you are unfamiliar with the Rabid film, Marilyn Chambers stars as Rose, a woman who undergoes experimental plastic surgery with disastrous consequences. She now has a stinger that she uses to suck the blood from her victims. The dead victims return as zombies, and soon there is a city-wide epidemic. Filming is expected to start this Summer 2016 in Canada, and we will keep you updated with new updates as they are released.

The Soska Sisters shared this during their interview:

The work of David Cronenberg is legendary and ‘Rabid’ is much more than just a horror movie," the Soskas said. "The real message of his film is powerful, and even more pivotal as we look at the world around us today. It’s an honor to be involved in this love letter to his original, which we handle with the same respect as Paul Schrader’s ‘Cat People,’ Alexandre Aja’s ‘The Hills Have Eyes’ and John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing.

Rabid (1977)

Synopsis: A young woman develops a taste for human blood after undergoing experimental plastic surgery, and her victims turn into rabid, blood-thirsty zombies who proceed to infect others, which turns into a city-wide epidemic.
Cast: Vlasta Vrana, Robert A. Silverman, Peter MacNeill, Jack Messinger, Frank Moore, Sonny Forbes, Richard W. Farrell, Jérôme Tiberghien, Denis Lacroix, Greg Van Riel, Victor Désy, Malcolm Nelthorpe, Patricia Gage, Susan Roman, Murray Smith, Joe Silver, Lynne Deragon, Jeannette Casenave, Marcel Fournier, Karl Wasserman, Valda Dalton, Kirk McColl, Sherman Maness, Yvon Lecompte, Basil Fitzgibbon, Grant Lowe, Tony Angelo, Una Kay, Riva Spier, Madeleine Pageau
Directors: David Cronenberg
Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi
AKA(s): Rage
Year: 1977
Runtime: 91
Awards: 2
Writers: David Cronenberg
Producers: Don Carmody, John Dunning, Danny Goldberg, André Link, Ivan Reitman
Editors: Jean LaFleur

Source: variety.com

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