It just been announced that a remake of Alfred Hitchcock’s 1927 classic silent The Lodger is planned. Alas, it’s not been remade as a silent, nor is it being set in a fog-bound London. This time round, director David Ondaatje is setting the film in modern-day Los Angeles, and making The Avenger (originally played by Ivor Novello) a copycat killer (originally Jack the Ripper, maybe). Oh well.
More information from The Guardian.