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Nicole Kidman Starrer 'The Others' To Get A Remake After 19 Years

There is no word on whether Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Amenabar, who directed the original horror classic, will helm the reboot as well.

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Nicole Kidman starrer horror-thriller The Others, which released in 2001, is all set to get a remake. Universal Pictures and Sentient Entertainment will back the reboot. Notably, The Others was declared a surprise hit back in 2001 after it earned $96.5 million domestically and $209.9 million worldwide with a $17 million budget. It is not known yet if Kidman will reprise her role in the remake.

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Nicole Kidman Starrer The Others To Get A Remake

There is no word on whether Chilean filmmaker Alejandro Amenabar, who directed the original horror classic, will helm the new movie as well. Additionally, as per Deadline, it is not clear yet if the remake will be a continuation/reinterpretation of the original storyline or follow an entirely new script.

Sentient executives Renee Tab and Christopher Tuffin will co-produce the project alongside Aliwen Entertainment’s Lucas Akoskin. Executive producers for the remake include European football club Atletico Madrid President Enrique Cerezo and FilmSharks CEO Guido Rud. Sara Scott, SVP Production, will oversee the project on Universal’s behalf.

What You Should Know: 

  • Nicole Kidman starrer horror-thriller, The Others, which released in 2001, is all set to get a remake.
  • The original movie was successful at the box-office as well as received various awards.¬†
  • It is not clear yet if Kidman will reprise her role in the remake.
  • Kidman's upcoming projects include¬†The Expatriates, a cinematic reboot of the musical Things I Know To Be True, and¬† a potential third season of her critically- acclaimed series, Big Little Lies.

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The Others: A Beloved Horror Classic

The Others featured Nicole Kidman essaying the role of Grace Stewart. The movie shows Stewart as a¬†single mother living in an old country house on one of the Channel Islands with her two children and three servants in the immediate aftermath of the Second World War. The two children suffer from a rare disease that makes them photosensitive to light. Consequently, certain suspicious events lead Stewart to believe that ghosts or ‚Äėothers‚Äô are haunting the house.

Besides Kidman, Fionnula Flanagan, Christopher Eccleston, Eric Sykes, Alakina Mann and James Bradley also starred in the original movie. The audience appreciated the film for its unexpected twists and turns. The Others became the first non-Spanish-language movie to bag the Best Film Award at Spain’s Goya Awards.

Also Read: Nicole Kidman: Marriage To Cruise Protected Me From Harassment

Nicole Kidman’s Upcoming Ventures

Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman’s fans can look forward to seeing her in various upcoming projects. In a recent interview with Marie Claire Australia, the actress confirmed that she has two movies in the pipeline: The Expatriates and a cinematic reboot of the musical Things I Know To Be True. Furthermore, she hinted at a potential third season of her critically- acclaimed series, Big Little Lies.

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Also Read: Priyanka Chopra Joins Kate Winslet, Nicole Kidman As Narrator For HBO Series A World Of Calm

Picture Credits: The Indian Express

Tarini Gandhiok is an intern with SheThePeople.TV

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