Breck Eisner Remaking Romero's "The Crazies"
Variety reports that Overture FIlms will produce a remake of George A. Romero's The Crazies, to be directed by Breck Eisner (Saraha). Eisner will be working from a script by Ray Wright (Pulse '06) and Scott Kosar (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre '03). Romero will act as executive producer. The original film dealt with an insanity-causing virus infecting a small town, and the brutal tactics used by the governement to contain the outbreak. Production on this new version is expected to start sometime next year. Eisner is also attached to an upcoming remake of Universal's Creature from the Black Lagoon.