Demián Rugna to Direct “Terrified,” the English-Language Remake of His Genre Film “Aterrados”

Demián Rugnais remaking his own film…

The 39-year-old Argentine filmmaker will helm Terrified, Fox Searchlight’s English-language remake of Aterrados.

Demián Rugna

Rugna wrote and directed the original 2017 Argentinian genre film. 

When strange events occur in a neighborhood in Buenos Aires, a doctor specializing in the paranormal, her colleague, and an ex police officer investigate further. The results are horrifying and the evil must be stopped before it spreads.

The film will be produced by Guillermo del Toro, extending his relationship with Fox Searchlight that was capped last year by Best Picture Oscar winner The Shape of Water. Del Toro followed by making an overall Fox Searchlight deal last April.

Here is a trailer for Rugna’s original film:

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