The UK's Redbus FilmDistribution is to co-produce the remake of British cult horror title, TheWicker Man starring Nicolas Cage.

Redbus has also acquired UKrights to the picture as well as two other Nu-Image financed titles, BruceBeresford's The Contract starring John Cusack and Morgan Freeman andTobe Hooper's horror movie Zombies.

"We have worked with Nu-Image and Neil La Bute on the developmentof The Wicker Man script for the last six months and aredelighted that the film will now be going into production at the end of July,"commented Zygi Kamasa of Redbus

The Wicker Man is a remake of the cult British horror movies of the1970's starring Christopher Lee and is set to start shooting at the end of Julywith Neil La Bute at the helm and Nicholas Cage in the lead role of EdwardMalus.