No official plot yet, but it's being described as a "modern-day paranoid action thriller about two brothers."
Karla Souza plays "Annie/Angel, a trauma nurse who works with Jacob’s medical crew in Afghanistan."
Guy Burnet (Ray Donovan) plays "Hoffman, a pharmacist at the Veteran’s Administration described as “smart, but chaotic” who supplies Jacob with prescriptions."
Fans may recognize actress Nicole Beharie from the FOX series Sleepy Hollow.
Directed by David M. Rosenthal (The Perfect Guy).
James Foley (House of Cards) was previously going to direct.
This project was originally described as a "contemporary homage to the original “Jacob’s Ladder” that introduces new situations and characters, though it will pose similar existential questions regarding life, death, reality and perception."
Jeff Buhler (The Midnight Meat Train) scripts, based on an early draft by Jake Wade Wall (When a Stranger Calls, The Hitcher).
It's said that the producers are looking to develop something more akin to an homage and not mimic the original. The plan is to contemporize the story with new situations and characters but still maintain a story that examines issues and poses existential questions.