US RING CASTING
British actress Naomi Watts (also appeared in Mulholland Drive) has signed on to star in DreamWorks US remake of the cult Japanese horror film, Ring. Directed by Gore Verbinski and scripted by Scream 3's Ehren Krueger, the film will stick closely to the plot of the Japanese film, with a cursed video tape killing anybody who watches it within seven days. Watts will play a reporter who gets caught up in the curse when a girl she knew dies supposedly from viewing the cassette. No release date has yet been confirmed.