Columbia Pictures is reviving the 1990 sci-fi classic Flatliners with a new remake. The studio has hired Source Code screenwriter Ben Ripley to tackle the writing duties.
Columbia Pictures hires Ben Ripley to write Flatliners remake
The original Flatliners, which starred Julia Roberts, Kiefer Sutherland, and Kevin Bacon, focused on a group of medical students who conduct experiments with near-death experiences to see if there is life after death. The group members eventually start re-living traumatic childhood experiences.
No production schedule was released for this new Flatliners remake. Laurence Mark, who produced the original Flatliners, is on board to produce this new remake.
Flatliners was released August 10th, 1990 and stars Kiefer Sutherland, Julia Roberts, Kevin Bacon, William Baldwin, Oliver Platt, Kimberly Scott, Joshua Rudoy, Benjamin Mouton. The film is directed by Joel Schumacher.