The original film was released in 2014. The actress will also become the executive producer of the feature film.
Naomi Watts to star in English remake of hit Austrian psychological thriller ‘Good night, mom‘. Amazon Studios will make the remake a prestigious independent label The animal kingdom and producer Playback time. Released in 2014, the original film became a cult classic and was selected for entry Austria for best foreign language film in Academy Awards.
Matt Sobel (“Take Me to the River”😉 will direct the script Kyle Warren. In addition to Watts herself, the directors of the original film, Severin Fiala y Veronica Franz, will act as executive producers. Playback time acquired the rights to the remake and developed a new film that Amazon will fund and launch worldwide.
“Good night, mom” follows the twin brothers, who after a recent intervention, when sent to stay with their mother, are surprised to discover that she has been wrapped in bandages. As her behavior becomes more unstable and unusual, the twins become convinced that she is an impostor. Her suspicion is caused by a roller coaster with emotional mind games and a misunderstanding between mother and children that eventually explodes with irreparable and emotional consequences.
“My favorite movies are the ones that invite the audience on the protagonist’s journey. In our reinterpretation Good night, mom, the fear of leaving and the terrible realization that people close to us may not be what they appear to be, create an exciting nightmare with visceral sensations in front and in the center. I can’t wait to create this heart story Amazon and incomparable Naomi WattsHe said Sable.
Stand out twice Oscar, pa21 grams“and”Impossible‘, Naomi Watts recently donePenguin Bloom‘, project Netflix based on a true story and a bookseller about a mother who survived the aftermath of a terrible accident. Soon it will be seen in ‘Lakewood‘, from Philip Noyce and is currently shooting thriller ‘Endless Storm‘for Blicker Street. She is the producer of both films.