April 12, 2005
Two New "Strangers" to Meet On DreamWorks' "Train"
Variety lets us know that DreamWorks is currently mounting a new interpretation of Patricia Highsmith's novel "Strangers on a Train." Originally turned into a classic 1951 thriller by Alfred Hitchcock, the new "Strangers" is about "a psychiatrist who murders an exec's clingy mistress and wants him to return the favor by killing the shrink's sister." First-time (yet award-winning) director Noam Murro has been hired to direct the adaptation, and he'll be working on the screenplay by David Seltzer ("The Omen") and Rand Ravich ("The Astronaut's Wife").