"The Birds" To Fly Again
Posted: Tuesday April 26th, 2005 2:25pm
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
"The Birds," Alfred Hitchcock's classic 1963 horror tale, looks to be taking flight again as a Universal Pictures remake according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Michael Bay's Platinum Dunes company ("The Amityville Horror", "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre") is in negotiations to produce the new film which would be a much closer adaptation of the short story by Daphne Du Maurier, to which Universal owns the rights and which inspired Hitchcock's movie.
Tippi Hedren starred in the original thriller about increasingly vicious birds that terrorize a small town. Recent Hitchcock remakes include "A Perfect Murder