Fred Durst of American metal band Limp Bizkit fame has expressed interest in remaking the Icelandic film Málmhaus (Metalhead), which premiered in Iceland last month.
Durst has reportedly had a phone meeting with film’s director Ragnar Bragson and producer, ruv.is reports.
According to Davíð Óskar Ólafsson, one of the producers, Durst connected with the film. “He grew up in the American countryside, with heavy metal and experienced many of the same things and as the main character in the film when her relative dies in an accident.
Durst and Bragason are represented by the same agency, APA.
Davíð said that Matt Reilly, vice president of Fox, has also shown interest in the film. Reilly was among the producers of the film Prince Avalanche, a remake of Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson’s Á annan veg.