For a while now Neils Arden Oplev, who directed the original Scandinavian adaptation of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, has been attached to helm a new version of Joel Schumacher’s 1990 movie Flatliners.
Now he’s starting to find his cast, with Variety reporting that Ellen Page is in talks to star. Julia Roberts, Kiefer Sutherland and Kevin Bacon as a group of medical students interested in what happens at the point of death. They start secrets experiments where they stop each others hearts, but revive them before it’s too later. However once they get a taste of what’s on the other side, they want longer and longer there – and they may be bringing something back.
There’s no news on the exact character than X-Men and Freeheld star Ellen Page will play, but presumably she’ll be a medical student.