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Hideo Nakata is remaking Korean horror flick Haunters

RINGU and THE RING TWO director Hideo Nakata is set to remake the Korean thriller HAUNTERS (read our review of the original from a few years ago HERE).

According to Variety, the remake is using the working title MONSTER production of the Japanese-language retread gets underway later this month, with stars Fujiwara Tatsuya and Yamada Takayuki in the lead roles.

Here's the synopsis for the original:

HAUNTERS depicts the struggle between a psychic named Cho-in (Kang Dong-won) who can control people with his mind and a man named Kyu-nam (Ko Soo) who is immune to the psychic’s supernatural power.

Kyu-nam works at a run-down pawnshop. When Cho-in walks into the shop one day and tries to use his powers to rob the store, he soon discovers that his special talent doesn’t work on Kyu-nam. Upset by the fact that there is a person whom he cannot control, Cho-in chases Kyu-nam, accidentally killing someone in the process. This begins a confrontation that will push both men to the brink.

Extra Tidbit: Has anyone seen HAUNTERS?
Source: Variety

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