• Tim Robbins in 'Jacob's Ladder'. (file photo)Source: file photo
Cult story of a vietman veteran plagued by nightmares set to get a 'reboot'. .
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Reuters
22 Mar 2016 - 11:32 AM  UPDATED 22 Mar 2016 - 11:32 AM

A reboot of haunting thriller Jacob's Ladder is underway, with the story set to be turned into a paranoid action thriller about two brothers.

Michael Ealy (Think Like A Man, About Last Night) is set to star, with David Rosenthal (The Perfect Guy), set to direct.

The original Jacob's Ladder was released in 1990 and directed by Adrian Lyne, written and produced by Bruce Joel Rubin and starred Tim Robbins, Elizabeth Pena and Danny Aiello.

Robbins played the titular Jacob, a Vietnam veteran whose experiences prior to and during the war resulted in flashbacks and hallucinations that continued to haunt him.

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