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"Avatar" Actress to Star in Remake of Classic Horror Movie

(Hawaii News Now) -  Actress Zoe Saldana, best known for her roles in "Avatar" and the recent "Star Trek" franchise, will be starring in a new remake of Ira Levin's best-selling novel "Rosemary's Baby."  This new adaptation which centers on a young married couple who escape New York and move to Paris with hopes of leaving their sad past behind. After a series of unfortunate events, Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse are presented with an offer they can't refuse — an apartment with the most prestigious address in the city. Problem is, it comes with a haunted past and an immeasurable price.

In this new four-hour, two-part psychological thriller written by Scott Abbott ("Queen of the Damned,"), James Wong ("Final Destination 3," "American Horror Story," "The X-Files") and directed by Agnieszka Holland  ("Europa Europa," "The Wire," "Treme"), Rosemary quickly finds herself surrounded by peculiar people and startling occurrences. Isolated in her apartment in a city where she doesn't speak the language, she begins to fear the worst. Guy may have made a pact with their neighbors, promising the newborn as a human sacrifice in their occult rituals in exchange for a writing career. What lengths are you willing to go for success and fortune?"Rosemary's Baby" is executive produced by Joshua D. Maurer, Alixandre Witlin and David Stern, and produced by City Entertainment, KippSter Entertainment and Lionsgate Television.

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