‘Crazies’ Remake Finds a Director and New Life

Ray Wright is set to write and Breck Eisner (Sahara) will be replacing Brad Anderson in the director’s chair for Rogue Pictures’ remake of George A. Romero’s The Crazies, according to Variety. Production is set to begin as soon as a SAG deal is made. “The Crazies” will update the storyline of the original, in which inhabitants of a small Pennsylvania town are beset by death and insanity after a plane crash lets loose a secret biological weapon into the water supply. Original was released in 1972.