This almost sounds like a David Cronenberg movie (but not Existenz…screw that movie). David Cronenberg, who directed the remake of The Fly back in 1986 (with a naked Jeff Goldblum and a big-haired Geena Davis), is apparently going to write and direct a remake of that film.
If you’ve never seen the 1986 The Fly by Cronenberg (often cited as one of the greatest horror flicks ever), it involved a scientist (Goldblum) who was trying to perfect teleportation, but accidentally gets his DNA mixed with that of a fly. It was kinda like this:
This is almost like when they got the guy who directed The Ring to direct the American remake of The Ring. Except much, much worse.