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TERRIFIED (ATERRADOS): Guillermo del Toro to Produce Argentine Remake of Paranormal Shocker?

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SCREENANARCHY:

Wow. This is a hell of a scoop. We have just gotten word out of Argentina that Fox will announce that Guillermo del Toro is in talks to produce a English language remake of Demian Rugna’s tremendously entertaining paranormal shocker Terrified (Aterrados). Good news for our friend Rugna is that he will be returning to the director’s chair to remake his own film.

Because of his fascination with the paranormal, a police officer on the brink of retirement is asked to investigate a series of strange deaths happening doors apart from each other. There he meets a famed paranormal investigator who is looking into a disappearance in the area as well. Together, with another paranormal enthusiast, they look into these strange incidents and uncover a terrifying connection.

After a year of freaking out audiences and winning awards on the festival circuit Terrified is currently enjoying the afterlife on Shudder. Normally I would not pay too much mind to remake news but I am terribly in love with Demian’s film. I would cry foul at the thought of a remake but hell, it’s GDT, and anything that Rugna can gleam from the Latin American master of horror will be invaluable for his career in the future!

We will await the official announcement from Fox.

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Christian A. Morán
Christian A. Morán has been working on feature films, shorts, music videos and in documentaries, for which he won an award in 2002 at the Aurora Film Festival. As a Production Manager and Senior Editor at Media Blasters Inc., he has worked on and revived numerous Cult and Horror titles such as Lucio Fulci's Zombie 2, Takashi Miike's Ichi the Killer and One Missed Call. He also worked on post-production for Fever Dreams' feature, "Shadow: Dead Riot", starring Tony Todd of Candyman and worked on "Death Trance" directed by Yuji Shimomura and starring Versus' Tak Sakaguchi. Christian has also worked on animated titles including Invader Zim, Berserk, Giant Robo, Samurai Deeper Kyo, 12 Kingdoms and Voltron: Defender of the Universe. He also produced and edited a promotion video for a branch of The United Nations called Alliance of Civilizations which featured President Barack Obama. Currently, he is working with legendary producer Roger Corman and Code Red DVD, who handle titles from MGM (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer). At this time he is producing and directing his own films such as Silentious (2013), Flawed God (2014), Halloween Treat (2014) and the award winning film, Let's Play Dead Girl (2015).

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