Universal Owns Remake Rights for ‘The Troll Hunter’

In an article over at the LA Times they reveal that universal Pictures now hold the remake rights to Andre Ovredal’s The Troll Hunter, described as The Blair Witch Project meets Men in Black meets The Host. Shot in a vérité style, the Norwegian original is the story of a group of Norwegian film students that set out to capture real-life trolls on camera after learning their existence has been covered up for years by a government conspiracy. Magnet Releasing holds the domestic distribution rights for the original. Plans are to release it theatrically in 2011.

Source: LA Times