Olivia Wilde and Mark Duplass Set for REAWAKENING

David Gelb directing.

Olivia Wilde (‘Rush,’ ‘The Incredible Burt Wonderstone’) and Mark Duplass (‘Zero Dark Thirty,’ ‘Safety Not Guaranteed’) have closed deal to star in the medical thriller ‘Reawakening’ for director David Gelb (‘Jiro Dreams of Sushi’).

Per Variety, the story follows a team of research students discovers the secret to bringing subjects back from the dead; however, their actions result in a series of sinister consequences.

The screenplay was penned by Luke Dawson and Jeremy Slater. Jason Blum is on board to produce via his Blumhouse Productions banner (‘The Purge,’ ‘The Lords of Salem,’ ‘Paranormal Activity’) along with Mosaic Media Group (‘Bad Teacher,’ ‘The Other Guys’).