Director, Dimension reteam on 'Nerverackers'
Robert Rodriguez is set to reteam with Dimension for his next film, the futuristic thriller “Nerverackers.”The multihyphenate will write and direct the pic, which already has a release date of April 16, 2010. Set in 2085, the story centers on a character named Joe Tezca who is part of an elite unit dispatched to quell a crime wave in a theoretically perfect future society. Most of Rodriguez’s filmography has borne the Dimension label, including “Sin City,” the “Planet Terror” half of “Grindhouse” and the “Spy Kids” franchise, which grossed $310 million domestically. Dimension topper and Weinstein Co. co-chief Bob Weinstein noted his ties with Rodriguez date back to the 1996 release of “From Dusk Till Dawn.”