- R. Del Rosario | CBS Local

(CBS SF) – It looks as if it’s time to take another trip to Bodega Bay. A new film is in the works at Universal Pictures to remake the classic Alfred Hitchcock thriller, “The Birds.”

The movie studio recruited Dutch filmmaker Diederik Van Rooijen. The writer & director is better known for the Dutch television series “Penoza” that was remade for American audiences on ABC’s “Red Window.”

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Oscar nominated actress Naomi Watts’ was at one time rumored to play the “Melanie Daniels” character, portrayed by Tippi Hedren.

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Action filmmaker Michael Bay is attached as a producer to the project along with Andrew Form and Brad Fuller at Platinum Dunes. Cathy Schulman and Peter Guber are producing for Mandalay Pictures.

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