[AFM '13] Ethan Hawke Goes Through A ‘Regression’ With ‘The Others’ Director

Ethan Hawke

Nice! We’re getting a lot of movies with Satanic cult references next year. First Dark Places and now Regression, a film that will star Ethan Hawke (Sinister, The Purge) and be directed by Alejandro Amenabar, who helmed The Others.

Weinstein Co./Dimension acquired the rights today in a giant deal out of AFM. The film is, “ is set in 1980 in a small Minnesota town where a man is arrested for sexually abusing his daughter. He admits his guilt despite having no memory of it. With the help of a psychologist, he relives the memories and implicates a police officer as his partner in crime. The man’s estranged son and other townspeople are also suddenly able to relive suppressed memories of horrific abuse. At the same time, the local news reports blame a Satanic cult that has been performing rituals of orgies, assault, killing animals and even babies, for years. The officers are alarmed when similar reports come in from all around the country—they believe they’ve uncovered a national and possibly supernatural conspiracy. Is the abuse real, or something else?

More on this as it comes in.