Mark Wahlberg and Reese Witherspoon’s Teen Shocker Fear Gets a Remake

Do you remember back in the 90’s when Mark Wahlberg was a rapper and Reese Witherspoon was an unknown actress? If so, then you probably remember their teen horror flick Fear.

Well, today’s news is for you as it’s just been reported by Deadline that Fear is getting the remake treatment via Univeral and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Jonathan Herman (Straight Outta Compton).

The site reports that “The new take on the pic is being kept under wraps, but we are hearing the thriller will be told from a female perspective,” and that sounds like an interesting enough twist to get my butt in the theater seat. What about you? Let us know below!

The original film was produced by Brian Grazer, who will return to produce this remake alongside Jon Mone, Tyler Mitchell, and Christine Sun.


When 16-year-old Nicole Walker (Reese Witherspoon) meets 23-year-old David McCall (Mark Wahlberg) at a Seattle nightclub, she falls in love. David is exciting and charming, and despite the wide age gap, he wins over Nicole’s family — except for her workaholic father, Steven (William Petersen), who’s suspicious of David from the start. His concerns are realized when David turns out to be a violent sociopath who sees Nicole as his possession, and her family home a fortress to be invaded.



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