The remake of FLATLINERS will be coming to life sooner than expected! The film, which is going into production any day now, has already received a release date. The film will debut in theaters on August 18th, 2017, exactly 27 years and 8 days after the original was released.
Written by Peter Filardi and directed by Joel Schumacher, the original FLATLINERS has the following synopsis:
At University Hospital School of Medicine, a group of ambitious medical students are about to die... and live to describe the experience.
Embarking on a daring and arrogant experiment, the five aim to push through the confines of life and touch the face of death.
In their search for knowledge, however, the five discover the chilling consequences of daring to tamper with immortality.
The cast includes Ellen Page, Diego Luna, Kiersey Clemons, James Norton, and Nina Dobrev. Original star Kiefer Sutherland will be joining them. SOURCE CODE's Ben Ripley has written the screenplay for this new take on the material.