Nicole Beharie has been tapped to star in the upcoming remake of JACOB’S LADDER. The star of Fox’s Sleepy Hollow will join Michael Ealy and Jesse Williams for the modernized version of the 1990 thriller.
The original starred Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pena, and Danny Aiello and followed the story of a Vietnam vet whose war experiences continue to haunt him in hallucinations and flashbacks.
David Rosenthal is set to direct the script by Jeff Buhler and Sarah Thorp. Mickey Liddell, Pete Shilaimon and Jennifer Monroe at LD Entertainment will produce alongside Alison Rosenzweig and Michael Gaeta of Gaeta/Rosenzweig Films. Will Packer will also produce under Will Packer Productions while James F. Lopez will serve as executive producer.
Beharie’s starred as Rachel Robinson in 42 opposite Chadwick Boseman’s Jackie Robinson. She came into the spotlight with her role in Steve McQueen’s Shame starring Michael Fassbender.
She is repped by ICM Partners.
Dino-Ray Ramos | Staff Writer