The Fly Movie

The Fly movie production status is currently Development

April 4, 2017 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. J.D. Dillard (Sleight) is on-board to write and direct the film.

Who's Involved:

David Cronenberg, Alex Theurer, JD Dillard

Release Date:

To Be Announced (TBA)

Rating: N/A

Runtime: N/A

Plot: What's the story about?

A scientist is transformed into a fly after an experiment goes horribly wrong.


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Cast: Who stars in it?

No cast available.

Crew: Who's making The Fly

A look at the The Fly behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director JD Dillard last directed Sleight and Sweetheart. The film's writer David Cronenberg last wrote Cosmopolis.

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The Fly Trailers & Videos

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Production: What we know about The Fly

Key Facts

  1. Remake of the 1986 film also directed by Cronenberg, which was based on George Langelaan's short story of the same name.

Filming Timeline

On or about April 4, 2017, the film was in Development status.

J.D. Dillard (Sleight) is on-board to write and direct the film.

On or about December 17, 2012, the film was in Shutdown status.

Fox passed on the project in 2011. As writer/director David Cronenberg explained, "It was a budget problem, basically". He went on to say, "It wasn't really a remake, it was more of a sequel or a sidebar. It was a meditation on fly-ness. None of the same characters or anything and, of course, with an understanding of modern technology. It was something I was very pleased with and it was a disappointment not to get it made."

On or about September 25, 2009, the film was in Development status.

The Fly Release Date: When is it coming out?

The Fly is coming out To Be Announced (TBA).


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