Newswire: Suspiria remake 2.0: Now with Tilda Swinton, Dakota Johnson, actual Italians

Last we checked, David Gordon Green’s purported remake of Suspiria was as doomed as a ballet student flailing around in a pit of barbed wire. But, according to HitFix, fans of Dario Argento’s 1977 horror masterpiece shouldn’t slip on their black leather killing gloves just yet: The project lives, and is reportedly moving forward with a new director, Luca Guadagnino, director of 2009’s I Am Love and the upcoming A Bigger Splash.

Guadagnino, who was originally attached to the project as a producer, talked about the remake at the Venice Film Festival, indicating that he and Green had parted ways due to conflicting visions for the film. Now Guadagnino—an actual Italian!—is in charge, telling Variety, “I’m going to direct a remake of Dario Argento’s Suspiria. I’m going to shoot the movie this winter.” Guadagnino’s version of Suspiria takes place in …

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