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Dante Tomaselli’s ‘Alice, Sweet Alice’ Remake Has Been Revived

Back in 2003, Dante Tomaselli, sole’s cosin, was supposed to begin filming a reboot of Alice, Sweet Alice, with Kathryn Morris cast to star as Catherine, Alice’s mother. The film had many false starts with funding issues, money was never raised to start the project. But now things are looking a lot more positive, the film looks like it will finally be going ahead.

Dante Tomaselli is now ready to start the project:

“I never submitted Alice to any small studio or anyone for that matter,” Tomaselli continues. “Meanwhile, I get asked about it almost every day on Facebook. More than anything, people want to know about Alice, Sweet Alice. When is it coming? For a while it was just a concept, and there was no script. But, recently, Michael Gingold and I wrote a scary slasher screenplay, honoring the original film’s flavor. I always planned, or hoped, to finance Alice, Sweet Alice with private funding, so it could remain independent, like the original, but the financing is a beast unto itself. At this moment, I do have solid prospects from European production companies and producers that contacted me out of the blue, knowing that, through my cousin, I own the rights to the remake. The original film has a huge worldwide cult following in the horror world. I’m following through and need to make sure that the money is really there.”

The updated story for the remake is as follows:

“This reimagining of the 1976 cult classic focuses on Alice, a 12-year-old girl consumed with jealousy of her “perfect” younger sister Karen. When Karen is killed on the day of her first Communion, suspicion falls on Alice. Their mother, Catherine, struggles with the loss of one daughter and the potential guilt of another, and their community becomes overtaken by fear. As more people around Alice are savagely attacked and slain, the mystery deepens: Is this young girl responsible, or is someone else indulging a twisted obsession with murder?”

What do you think? Does this sound like something you’ll be looking forward to? I personally love the original, it scared the living crap out of me when I watched it as a kid!

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