Second Jekyll and Hyde project announced this month

A week after Universal announced a similar project, Variety reports that director Abel Ferrara is developing a re-imagining of Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," titled Jekyll and Hyde, with Forest Whitaker and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson attached to star.

The actors will play the doctor and his violent alter ego.

Glasshouse Pictures' Brett Walsh and Cheetah Vision Films' Randall Emmett are producing; Luc Roeg, Michael Robinson and Andrew Orr are executive-producing for U.K. production banner Independent.

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