WB Remaking David Bowie Vampire Classic THE HUNGER – Here’s Who Will Direct
Warner Bros is remaking Tony Scott's vampire flick The Hunger. Angela Robinson (D.E.B.S.) will direct from a screenplay by Jessica Sharzer (American Horror Story).
Warner Bros is remaking director Tony Scott’s vampire flick The Hunger with David Bowie, Catherine Deneuve, Susan Sarandon. Angela Robinson (D.E.B.S.) will direct from a screenplay written by Jessica Sharzer (American Horror Story, Nine Perfect Strangers).
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The original film was based on a novel by Whitley Strieber.
The Hunger synopsis:
John (David Bowie) is the lover of the gorgeous immortal vampire Miriam (Catherine Deneuve), and he’s been led to believe that he’ll live forever, too. Unfortunately, he quickly deteriorates into a horrible living death, and Miriam seeks a new companion. She soon sets her sights on Sarah (Susan Sarandon), a lovely young scientist, who quickly falls under Miriam’s spell. However, Sarah doesn’t warm up to the concept of vampirism easily, leading to conflict with Miriam.
The film sports a 55% approval rating over on Rotten Tomatoes. The Critics Consensus: Stylish yet hollow, The Hunger is a well-cast vampire thriller that mistakes erotic moments for a satisfying story.
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