LD Entertainment is moving forward with a remake of Jacob's Ladder, hiring Jeff Buhler (Midnight Meat Train) to write the script.
Jacob's Ladder remake moves forward at LD Entertainment
The original film, directed by Adrian Lyne, centered on a Vietnam veteran (Tim Robbins) who begins to experience horrifying hallucinations, and becomes determined to find out why he is experiencing these visions. Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, and Matt Craven co-starred in the 1990 drama, which achieved cult status after its release. The remake will be set in modern day, crafted as an homage to the original with new characters and situations, while retaining the existential themes.
Mickey Liddell and Jennifer Monroe are producing for LD Entertainment, and are currently seeking a director for the project. Michael J. Gaeta and Alison R. Rosenzweig are also producing. No production schedule was given.
Jacob's Ladder was released November 2nd, 1990 and stars Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Peña, Danny Aiello, Matt Craven, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Jason Alexander, Patricia Kalember, Eriq La Salle. The film is directed by Adrian Lyne.