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'When a Stranger Calls' headed for remake

April 13, 2005 at 1:00 PM   |   Comments

LOS ANGELES, April 13 (UPI) -- Simon West is in talks to direct a remake of the cult horror classic "When a Stranger Calls" for Sony's Screen Gems, Daily Variety said Wednesday.

Carol Kane starred in the original 1979 Columbia Pictures take on the story, as a babysitter who keeps getting phone calls from a guy who asks: "Have you checked the children lately?" When she finally contacts the police, they tell her the calls are coming from inside the house.

West directed Angelina Jolie in "Lara Croft: Tomb Raider" (2001), John Travolta in "The General's Daughter" (1999) and Nicolas Cage in "Con Air" (1997). He's currently working on "American Crime," a CBS pilot being produced by Jerry Bruckheimer.

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