Orson Welles Classic THE STRANGER Being Remade

1946 classic joins the ever growing list of remakes.

‘Sleeping With the Enemy’ director Joseph Ruben has been tapped to direct a remake of the 1946 crime thriller ‘The Stranger’ for producers Jack and Joseph Nasser.

The original, directed by Orson Welles, who also acted in the film, starred Edward G. Robinson starred as Mr. Wilson, an agent of the War Crimes Commission who travels to Connecticut to track down Franz Kindler, an infamous Nazi responsible for engineering the Holocaust.

Newbie scribe Alanna Belak penned the remake, which Heat Vision reports will focus “on a reformed serial killer who has reinvented himself as a small-town professor but is visited by his former partner, who wants them to start killing together again.”