News Shout! Factory Acquires Sylvia Soska’s Remake of Cronenberg’s ‘Rabid’ for U.S. Release Published 11 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’ 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Working on Nightbreed TV Series With Morgan Creek Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD3 days ago Sam Raimi’s Twisted Splatstick Sequel ‘Evil Dead 2’ is Getting a 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray Blu-Ray & DVD3 days ago Scream Factory Shares Bonus Feature Details for ‘Willard’ Blu-Ray News3 days ago ‘Halloween’ Producer Ryan Turek “Would Love” to Work on Next ‘Friday the 13th’ Movie News4 days ago Anne Hathaway Lands Role as the Grand High Witch in New Adaptation of ‘The Witches’ Blu-Ray & DVD4 days ago Pet Sematary Getting 30th Anniversary Limited Edition Steelbook 4K Ultra HD (UK) Blu-Ray News1 week ago Michael Myers Watches Allyson as She Encounters a Hanging Dog in Haunting Deleted Scene News3 weeks ago Deleted Scene from ‘Halloween’ Reveals What Happened to Cameron Blu-Ray & DVD1 week ago Tom Holland’s ‘Fright Night’ Gets an Unlimited US Blu-Ray Release from Sony Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago ’70s Giallo ‘Strip Nude For Your Killer’ Comes to Blu-Ray With New 2K Restoration from Arrow Video News4 weeks ago New Line’s ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ Reimagining is Still Happening News4 days ago (Video) Breaking: ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Coming in (2020) Teases Return of the Classic Ecto-1 News5 days ago Horror Short ‘Knock Knock Knock Knock’ Homages Dario Argento, Mario Bava and Lucio Fulci News1 week ago Michael Myers Watches Allyson as She Encounters a Hanging Dog in Haunting Deleted Scene News2 weeks ago Jackson Robert Scott is Possessed by an Evil Entity in the New Trailer for ‘The Prodigy’ News2 weeks ago Official Trailer for ‘Blood Bound’ Plays With Dark Magic Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!