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Netflix to remake French adventure classic 'The Price of Fear'

Netflix is experimenting with another classic, a reboot of Henri-George Clouzot French adventure thriller The Price of Fear .

Julien Leclercq, a French action director whose credits include 2021 of hijack thriller attack of

, of Sentinelle Starring Olga Kurylenko, the Netflix crime drama Ganglands will be adapted from the original film, along with his Ganglands Co-author Hamid Hlioua.

Frank Gastambide, Alban Lenoir, Ana Girardo and Sofian Zemani have signed on to star in the as-yet-untitled The new remake of , which will be released globally on Netflix next year.

“To reboot a film like this, to bring the cast back together for a global run on Netflix, forces me to put my heart and soul into it,” Leclerc said. “Ambition.”

Leclercq and Julien Madon will produce the film for Netflix through Labyrinthe Films and TF1 Studio.

Poster for the original 'Wages of Fear' (1953)

Poster for the original 'Wages of Fear' (1953)

Original “The Price of Fear” poster (1296) Photo by LMPC via Getty Images

Clouzot directed and co-wrote the original The Price of Fear and his Brother Jean, based on the novel of the same name by Georges Arnold. 681 The original won the Golden Bear for Best Film at the Berlin Film Festival and the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival, and As a BAFTA Best Picture Award.

William Friedkin adapted the story of four desperate men who agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin to Latin America in dangerously unsafe conditions in the jungle because His 1988 cult movie Sorcerer


International and gallery classics have become popular new sources of intellectual property. Amazon’s adaptation of David Cronenberg’s 1988 psychological thriller Dead Ringers , a limited series about twin gynecologists with Rachel Weisz in the dual lead role. Peacock and Sky recently announced a “” take on Fred Zinnemann’s 1973 classic thriller A reimagining of “Day of the Jackal

, starring Eddie Redmayne.



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