Guy East and NigelSinclair's Spitfire Pictures and Roy Lee and Doug Davison's VertigoEntertainment are teaming up to produce Addicted, a remake of KM Culture's Korean thriller Jungadok.
Michael Petroni, whosecredits include Queen Of The Damned and The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, will adapt the screenplay from the original.
Addicted is a supernatural thriller about two brothers whocollide in a freak car accident and fall into comas, only for one to regainconsciousness convinced he is married to his brother's wife.
Intermedia is financing theproject as part of Spitfire's non-exclusive, first look deal with thecompany.
Intermedia vice president ofdevelopment Alex Litvak will oversee the project on behalf of Intermedia withSpitfire's Alex Brunner.
"Spitfire Pictures iskeen to get involved with young talent and we are delighted to collaborate withVertigo Entertainment on this film," Sinclair said in a statement."Additionally, Michael Petroni's writing talents promise to takethis already engrossing story to an even higher level."
Vertigo Entertainment wasformed in 2001 by Lee and Davison when they signed a first look production dealwith Miramax/Dimension.
Their first film was TheRing and current production creditsinclude remakes The Grudge and InfernalAffairs, a crime drama that willstar Brad Pitt.
Spitfire's first film MaskedAnd Anonymous will be released bySony Pictures Classics this summer. Sinclair and East's executiveproducer credits include The Wedding Planner, Irisand the forthcoming Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines.