Remake of Wes Craven’s ‘The Breed’ in the Works With a ‘Shazam!’ Star To Lead

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  • The Breed
    remake will provide a recent tackle Wes Craven’s cult traditional from 2006 with a brand new protagonist on a distant island.
  • Grace Caroline Currey, recognized for her horror roles, will star within the remake produced and directed by Sean and Bryan Furst.
  • The remake’s launch date is unknown, whereas the 2006 model is obtainable on Peacock.

Whereas we’re nonetheless ready for a remake of Stephen King‘s Cujo, we’re getting the following neatest thing with a remake of Wes Craven‘s The Breed. Variety reports an “Unconventional reimagining of the Wes Craven cult traditional” from 2006 will provide a brand-new sort of dog-based horror. The place the unique was a traditional “cabin within the woods” fashion horror journey, this new interpretation will take a barely completely different method. Right here, the brand new protagonist Violet (Grace Caroline Currey), is described as “a insurgent icon and badass on a mission to seek for deserted canines on a distant island which results in full adrenaline-fueled terror.” In brief, it feels like The Inexperienced Inferno however with canines as a substitute of cannibals.

The Breed remake already has its star set with Grace Caroline Currey, who already has loads of expertise within the horror style. Most just lately she starred within the height-based thriller Fall, and she or he additionally starred in the surprisingly great Annabelle sequel, Annabelle: Creation. Currey can also be well-known for starring in each Shazam! and Shazam! Fury of the Gods.

Filling the bladed gloves of Wes Craven within the producer roles are Sean and Bryan Furst — the duo who labored on the futuristic vampire flick Daybreakers and the Dracula horror-comedy Renfield. Sean and Bryan Furst can even be directing the remake of The Breed, making this their directorial debut. The Breed remake is being produced via the Furst brothers’ manufacturing firm, Curmudgeon Movies.

What Is the Unique ‘The Breed’ About?

Launched in 2006 and produced by legendary horror filmmaker Wes Craven, the titular canines of the unique The Breed are something however cute and cuddly. The set-up is one straight from the horror playbook, with 5 school associates who’re spending their trip in a derelict cabin. Whereas finest associates Nicki (Michelle Rodriguez) and Sara (Taryn Manning) are hoping to have a enjoyable trip, it is minimize brief when a pack of voracious and unusually intelligent canines begins stalking the group. What begins as an harmless trip getaway turns right into a combat for survival.

Although it does have its followers, The Breed was not very well-received when it first got here out, sitting at only 27% on Rotten Tomatoes. Nonetheless, the idea of a pack of killer dogs being the antagonists of a horror movie is undeniably intriguing. It will likely be attention-grabbing to see what the brand new model from Grace Caroline Currey and the Furst brothers has in retailer.

The Breed remake doesn’t at the moment have a launch date set. 2006’s The Breed is at the moment accessible to stream on Peacock.

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