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Soska Sisters' Rabid Remake Begins Shooting

Soska Sisters' Rabid Remake Begins Shooting

This isn't an exaggeration: It's been close to 2 years since we first got wind of a remake of David Cronenberg's Rabid, to be helmed by Canadian filmmakers Jen Soska and Sylvia Soska (aka the Twisted Twins). But as Jen explained to me personally not long ago, such is the slogging nature of moviemaking-especially in the Great White North. Still, fans of the dynamic duo can celebrate yesterday's news that Rabid has officially gone before cameras in Toronto, where the movie is being shot. The news was accompanied by a press release which includes casting updates.

"Canadian production company Back 40 Pictures announced today that production has begun in the Greater Toronto Area on the feature film Rabid. Written and Directed by Jen and Sylvia Soska and John Serge. Rabid stars Laura Vandervoort as "Rose" a demure seamstress who goes through a radical transformation after electing for plastic surgery following a disfiguring accident.

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