Columbia Pictures and Red Wagon Entertainment’s Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher are teaming up for the American remake of Dutch thriller Taped.
Per Variety, “NL Films, the Dutch production company behind ‘Taped’, will exec produce the remake. Company is owned by Endemol and Alain de Levita, who produced the original film. Negotiations were handled by NL producer Sytze van der Laan. “We’re huge fans of ‘Taped’ — and believe that Doug and Lucy have just the right take on the material to adapt it for English-speaking audiences,” said Columbia production prexy Hannah Minghella, who will oversee the project for the studio along with Jonathan Kadin.”
The original film, “follows a young couple vacationing in Buenos Aires who inadvertently tape the murder of an innocent man by a corrupt cop, forcing them to fight for their lives to escape.”