Date: TBA 2003
Remake, Romance, Thriller
Lakeshore Entertainment (Runaway Bride, The Hunted)
Josh Hartnett; other cast not announced yet.
Paul McGuigan (Gangster No. 1, The Acid House; The Reckoning is
his latest film before this)
Brandon Boyce (Apt Pupil)
Upon: This is an English-language remake of the 1996 French thriller,
L'Appartement, which won Best Foreign film awards from both the
British Academy Awards and the British Independent Film Awards.
Formerly listed as The Apartment, the new title is Wicker Park.
Premise: This "Hitchcockian" thriller tells the story of a young
New York investment banker (Hartnett) who becomes obsessed with
a woman he sees in a cafe, believing her to be his long-lost love,
following her home to her apartment, where he waits for her, going
so far as to put his engagement on hold. His search soon sends him
down a dangerous path...
Production had been scheduled to start in Montreal on January 4th,
2002 (with some location shooting in New York City) but that didn't
happen, rescheduled several months later for October, 2002.