According to a recent report, Lionsgate is planning to remake American Psycho. Variety is reporting that Noble Jones has been hired to adapt a new version of American Psycho for Lionsgate. Don't be surprised that you aren't familiar with the writer's name. You aren't alone, as their only listed credit is a second unit director for The Social Network. Unfortunately, details are slim at this time, but we'll be sure to update the story with more information as it comes in.

The original film was released in 2000, starred Christian Bale, and was directed by Mary Harron. The movie was based on the novel written by Bret Easton Ellis in 1991:

"In American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis imaginatively explores the incomprehensible depths of madness and captures the insanity of violence in our time or any other. Patrick Bateman moves among the young and trendy in 1980s Manhattan. Young, handsome, and well educated, Bateman earns his fortune on Wall Street by day while sepnding his nights in ways we cannot begin to fathom. Expressing his true self through torture and murder, Bateman prefigures an apocalyptic horror that no society could bear to confront."

Source: Variety