Movie News: Remakes/Reboots

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‘I Know What You Did Last Summer’ In Season Again At Sony

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures is rebooting I Know What You Did Last Summer, the 1997 horror flick that ended up grossing $125M worldwide and spawned a sequel the following year. Both starred Jennifer Love Hewitt. This one is being written and produced by Oculus c0-writer/director Mike Flanagan adapting the 1973 Lois Duncan book again and producing along with Neal Moritz who produced the original. 1 day 1 hour ago via donnieyen
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With Beckinsale's Selina out, Theo James' David is now the lead vamp in the next UNDERWORLD!

aintitcool.com – The DIVERGENT star appeared in UNDERWORLD: AWAKENING. Read the full article on AICN Remember Theo James' David in UNDERWORLD: AWAKENING? …yeah, I didn't see it either. I actually sort of hate this series. Apparently, David was sidekick to Kate Beckinsale's Selina in that fourth Vampire/Lycan showdown, and will step up as the lead of the next film in the franchise.

4 days 23 hours ago via jackiechan
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Bill Murray Has Casting Suggestions for the All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot

feedproxy.google.com – The idea of an all-female Ghostbusters 3 attracted both enthusiastic supporters and vehement detractors, but you can count Bill Murray in the former camp. “I would go to that movie,” the former Dr. Peter Venkman told press at TIFF this weekend. In fact, not only is he into the idea, he also has some ideas about whom he’d like to cast. 1 week 1 day ago via jetli
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Lakeshore Entertainment Decides to Reboot 'Underworld' Franchise

feedproxy.google.com – Though the last film in the series just arrived in 2012, it appears Lakeshore Entertainment believes it's time to reboot the Underworld franchise. THR reports screenwriter Cory Goodman has been hired to write the script for the reboot of the horror action franchise that kicked off 11 years ago. The series has followed Kate Beckinsale as Selene, a dangerous vampire warrior, entrenched in a war between the vampire and werewolf races. 2 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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James Ellroy Writing Remake of Classic Noir 'Laura' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – James Ellroy, the two-fisted author behind such crime novels as L.A. Confidential and Black Dahlia, is making a rare foray into film. 2 weeks 6 days ago via jetli
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Director Reveals He’s Helming a Tremors Reboot

shocktillyoudrop.com – Don Michael Paul is making a decent living directing sequels that head to VOD and DVD. It began with Lake Placid: The Final Chapter and, according to his blog, he has already shot Jarhead 2: Field of Fire and Sniper: Legacy (the Sniper movies are still going?!). Soon, he’s apparently going to be doing a Tremors reboot for Universal.

8 weeks 4 hours ago via jackiechan
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Paramount Sets F. Javier Gutiérrez To Helm ‘Ring’ Threequel

deadline.com – Paramount has hired F. Javier Gutiérrez to direct the third movie in its The Ring series, marking the Spanish filmmaker’s second studio genre franchise after Relativity and The Weinstein Co. tapped him to reboot The Crow in another hotly contested helmer search. The Ring threequel is being produced by Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. 8 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
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Disney Planning Live Action 'Dumbo' Movie with 'Transformers' Writer

movieweb.com – Walt Disney Pictures has chosen its latest classic animated movie to update with a live action retelling. Transformers writer Ehren Kruger has been hired to pen a fresh take on Dumbo for the studio, with Justin Springer producing.Ehren Kruger is co-producing the movie, with a story that revolves around a lovable elephant who is constantly teased for his big ears. 10 weeks 32 min ago via theothersenhman
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Robert Rodriguez isn't involved in the new 'Predator' sequel

hitfix.com – "Predators" mastermind Robert Rodriguez has no idea where the franchise is headed, but he's excited to see director Shane Black's take on the upcoming "Predator" sequel. 10 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
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"Stargate" Reboot Based On Old Trilogy Plans

darkhorizons.com – Two decades ago, director Roland Emmerich and producer Dean Devlin had planned out a trilogy of "Stargate" films with the first hitting cinemas in 1994. It performed well, but the subsequent TV series spin-off, which the pair weren't involved in, lead to the scrapping of further film entries. Now, with the TV franchise long over, the original film is being rebooted with both Emmerich and Devlin back onboard. 10 weeks 6 days ago via jackiechan
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They Want to Remake The Omen and Audition

shocktillyoudrop.com – Combining two bits of remake news here because, well, what the hell… Let's start with the ludicrous project first. Apparently, Fox wasn't content with 2006's remake ofThe Omen and is developing another one. This time with Platinum Dunes. Yeah, you know the PD fellas – they gave usThe Texas Chainsaw Massacre,The Amityville Horror,The Hitcher,Friday the 13thandA Nightmare on Elm Streetremakes.

11 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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‘Terminator,’ ‘Basic Instinct’ Producer Piecing Together ‘Audition’ Remake

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Terminator, Rambo, and Basic Instinct exec producer Mario Kassar is assembling an English-language adaptation of Audition, the infamous 1997 novel by Japanese author Ryu Murakami about a lonely widower who gets more than he bargains for when he puts out a fake casting call to find a new girlfriend. 11 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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Warner Bros. plans to remake the 1981 soccer film ‘Victory’

insidemovies.ew.com – World Cup fever might be having an impact in Hollywood. Sources close to the project confirm The Hollywood Reporter‘s new 11 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
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'About a Boy' Duo Teams to Remake Japanese 'Like Father, Like Son'

feedproxy.google.com – Late last summer, we got word that Steven Spielberg had picked up the Cannes Film Festival hit Japanese drama Like Father, Like Son from filmmaker Hirozaku Kore-Eda's for a remake here in the United States. Now the Americanized version of the story that took home the Prix du Jury prize has legs as Variety reports DreamWorks has hired Chris & Paul Weitz to script the film. 11 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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Fox Rebooting 'Predator' With Shane Black (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – The "Lethal Weapon" creator and "Iron Man 3" director will write the treatment and is attached to direct the project which could relaunch the sci-fi action franchise. 12 weeks 2 hours ago via theothersenhman
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