Deadline is exclusively reporting that Amazon Studios’ remake of Suspiria will star Tilda Swinton, Dakota Johnson, Chloe Grace-Moretz and Mia Goth.
The remake will be directed by Luca Guadagnino and the project is heading to the European Film Market next week in Berlin with FilmNation aboard the project for international sales. The story focuses on a young American ballet dancer who travels to a prestigious dance academy in Europe, only to discover it is something far more sinister and supernatural. She becomes increasingly terrified after a series of gruesome murders ensure and she slowly unravels the dark history of the academy.
The original Italian horror film came out in 1977 and was directed by Dario Argento and starred Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé, Alida Valli and Joan Bennett. This screenplay for the remake has been adapted by David Kajganich. Guadagnino, Brad Fischer, Kajganich, Francesco Melzi d’Eril, Marco Morabito, Gabriele Moratti, William Sherak and Silvia Venturini Fendi will serve as producers on the film whilst James Vanderbilt, Paul Deason, Massimiliano Violante and Carlo Antonelli will serve as executive producers.