News Shout! Factory Acquires Sylvia Soska’s Remake of Cronenberg’s ‘Rabid’ for U.S. Release Published 8 months ago on February 15, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet David Cronenberg’s 1977 body horror classic Rabid is receiving a modern remake from the twisted sisters directing duo Jen and Sylvia Soska, which is to start shooting this April. Today it was announced that the film has secured a U.S. distribution deal via Shout! Factory. Synopsis: “Rose, a young woman who, after an accident leaves her scarred beyond recognition, undergoes a radical untested stem cell treatment. While turning Rose into the belle of the ball, the experimental transformation comes at a price.” Jordan Fields, vp acquisitions at Shout! Studios, had the following to say about the remake of Cronenberg’s classic horror flick: “Remaking one of the seminal films of David Cronenberg’s early work is audacious, exciting and not a little nerve-wracking. But there are no better hands in which to place this challenge than the four belonging to the enormously talented Soska sisters.” How do you guys feel about the Sylvia Soska’s remake of Cronenberg’s Rabid? It will be very interesting to see who they cast to play Rose. Stay tuned to Dark Universe for the latest breaking news updates. Related Topics:David CronenbergJen SoskaJordan FieldsRabidShout FactoryShout! StudiosSylvia Soska Up Next Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick “The Shape” Castle Wrap on Blumhouse’s ‘Halloween’ Don't Miss Horror Master John Carpenter to Create the Score for Pablo Aragüés’ ‘1,200 Souls’ Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Scream Factory Releasing ‘Critters’ Collection Box Set on Blu-Ray With Two Lithographs Scream Factory Releasing Sick ‘Night of the Demons’ Steelbook With Limited Edition Figure First Look at Scream Factory’s Limited Edition ‘The Howling’ Steelbook Blu-Ray Scream Factory to Release ‘The ‘Burbs’ Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray With Lots of Features Jen and Sylvia Soska‘s Remake of David Cronenberg’s ‘Rabid’ Begins Filming in 2018 Clive Barker is Working on Nightbreed TV Series With Morgan Creek Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News6 hours ago Official ‘Death House’ Trailer, Bloody Imagery, and Poster Awakens Hell News1 day ago ‘Halloween’ – The Face of Pure Evil Featurette Focuses on the New Mask News1 day ago Dakota Johnson Gives Her Soul to the Dance in New ‘Suspiria’ Clip News1 day ago Mezco Toyz Releasing New 15″ Mega Scale Talking Pennywise ‘IT’ Figure News2 days ago Featurette Tells the Story of Sabrina Spellman in Netflix’s “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” Music4 weeks ago Listen to John Carpenter’s Stunning First Track “The Shape Returns” for New ‘Halloween’ News2 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Writer Danny McBride Has Ideas for Potential Sequel News2 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares New Photo of Sid Haig as Captain Spaulding in ‘Three From Hell’ Blu-Ray & DVD3 weeks ago Tom Savini’s 1990 ‘Night of the Living Dead’ Remake is Available Again on U.S. Blu-Ray News2 weeks ago New Video Takes You Behind-the-Scenes of David Gordon Green’s ‘Halloween’ Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News1 year ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News1 year ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD1 year ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News1 year ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News1 year ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News1 year ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News1 year ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!