Amblin’s Arachnophobia Remake by James Wan’s Atomic Monster

Amblin's Arachnophobia Remake In Works by James Wan’s Atomic Monster

It’s time to remake the Amblin’s Thrillomedy with “Eight legs Two Fangs and an Attitude” Arachnophobia. James Wan’s Atomic Monster are the early stages of a remake of Arachnophobia.

Yes, the quick-witted 1990 Frank Marshall-directed horror-comedy Arachnophobia is getting a remake. Read on…

Amblin's Arachnophobia Remake In Works by James Wan’s Atomic has learned that Amblin and James Wan’s Atomic Monster are reworking the film.

James Wan, who just wrapped filming on Aquaman for DC and Warner Bros will not be in the director’s seat. No, Wan will be wearing his producer hat guiding a director, who has not been chosen yet for the project.

If you recall, Arachnophobia is about a species of South American killer spider that crosses the U.S. border in a coffin. It breeds and becomes a massive killer.

Jeff Daniels and John Goodman starred in the original, in which a few brave souls try to track down the queen before the hybrid breed can take hold.

Atomic Monster is in post-production on the latest in The Conjuring universe, The Nun, which is slated to hit theaters September 7.

Wan is repped by Paradigm, Stacey Testro International, and attorney David Fox.

This is actually exciting news since Arachnophobia is one of our favorite horror-comedy films of the 90s. If you haven’t seen it take a look at the original trailer below:

Deadline first reported the news this morning.

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