Despite New Orleans’ recent repeal of tax and labor incentives for companies that decided to film in the city, director Adam Marcus, best known for his 1993 Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday, will take the cast and crew of RKO’s I Walked With a Zombie to The Big Easy this spring.
The movie, one of four remakes currently under works at RKO, is based on an odd 1943 science fiction/horror flick of the same title in which a nurse who uses Voodoo to resurrect the wife of a plantation manager. Very little is known about the casting choices Marcus has made, but fans of the Friday the 13th franchise (who are out in full force with this Friday’s upcoming release of the Friday the 13th remake) are extremely excited about this little horror flick.
Twisted Pictures, the production company behind the Saw franchise, joins RKO to produce I Walked With a Zombie. More information will be available on ComingSoon.net when they release their interview with director Andy Finkman of the upcoming RKO release Race to Witch Mountain.
Have you seen I Walked With a Zombie? If so, how do you feel about a remake?