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Saturday October 20, 2007 4:45 pm

Watts And Campbell For ‘The Birds’

The stunning Naomi WattsWith Halloween only a week and a half away, it seems only fitting that we hear more news about the remake of The Birds. First brought to the big screen in 1963 by “The Master of Suspense“ Alfred Hitchcock, has been planning a re-imagining of the terrifying classic for some time now.

The absolutely gorgeous (King Kong, The Ring) will star while Casino Royale director Martin Campbell is in talks to helm the film. Variety reports that Universal is not rushing the film due to the looming possibility of a Hollywood strike. is among the several names reported to be producing the film via Platinum Dunes and Mandalay Pictures.

Watts, who can soon be seen in Warner Independent’s Funny Games, is filming The International and will also appear in the overly titled Kicked, Bitten and Scratched: Life and Lessons at the World’s Premiere School for Exotic Animal Trainers.

Read More | Variety

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