According to a report from Deadline, Sony Pictures is planning on bringing the book “I Know What You Did Last Summer” to the big screen again. The novel, written by beloved author Lois Duncan, was originally published by in 1973.
The novel was then famously adapted into film in 1997 starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze, Jr. The horror story follows a group of high school students who accidentally hit and kill a man with their car one night. Although they believe they have successfully covered up their crime, the group finds themselves at the receiving end of a slasher killer’s serial rampage one year later.
The film was followed by a theatrical sequel, I Still Know What You Did Last Summer in 1998 and a direct-to-video third film, I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer, in 2006.
The reboot will be produced by Neal Moritz. There is word on whether or not the adaptation will be based on the book or a reboot of the 1997 film.