Movie News: Remakes/Reboots

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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.

1 week 17 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. 1 week 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. 3 weeks 13 hours 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. 4 weeks 11 hours 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. 4 weeks 12 hours 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.

4 weeks 4 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. 4 weeks 4 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 4 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. 4 weeks 6 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. 5 weeks 15 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Rumor: Warner Bros. Eyeing 2019 For New Batman Movie, ‘The Batman’

feedproxy.google.com – Debate continues to rage about Warner Bros. plans for their DC properties. We know Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is coming in 2016, we’re pretty certain Justice League will follow in 2017, but beyond that rumors of Flash/Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, Shazam movies and more remain unconfirmed. One film that has not been mentioned at all, though, is a new Batman movie.

5 weeks 5 days ago via jetli
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Batman Solo Film Coming in 2019?

comingsoon.net – Last week brought the rumor that Warner Bros.' upcoming DC slate will see the release of not only Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Justice League, but also Shazam!, Sandman, Wonder Woman, and a Flash/Green Lantern team up movie all between 2016 and 2018. We discuss this rumored line-up on our latest episode of Most Craved. 5 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
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‘Scooby-Doo’ Live Action Movie Reboot in Early Development

screenrant.com – Long-standing Hanna-Barbera creation Scooby-Doo began its run in 1969 with the cartoon TV series Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, featuring the voice of Casey Kasem (who passed away just a couple days ago), among others. The property has since been revived, spun-off, and/or otherwise relaunched multiple times in animated form over the past 45 years; just last summer, in fact, it was revealed that yet another feature-length animated Scooby-Doo movie has begun moving down the pipeline. 6 weeks 13 hours ago via jetli
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Warner Bros. Getting A New Gang Together For 'Scooby-Doo' Live Action Reboot

fb.indiewire.com – There was once a time when Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard and Linda Cardellini were deemed the right fit for a "Scooby-Doo" live action reboot. The results were actually pretty good (financially anyway), with the movie taking over $275 million worldwide, but by time "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" came around (both movies penned by "Guardians Of The Galaxy" directorJames Gunn, fyi) audience interest cooled, and the sequel committed the cardinal sin of earning less than its predecessor. 6 weeks 13 hours ago via donnieyen
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MGM Sets Sascha Penn To Script ‘The Idolmaker’ Remake

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: MGM has hired Sascha Penn to write the latest version of The Idolmaker, the remake that has Craig Brewer attached to direct and Justin Timberlake circling to star. Hawk Koch is producing and Cassidy Lange is overseeing for MGM. The 1980 Taylor Hackford-directed original starred Ray Sharkey in a story about the life of rock promoter/producer Bob Marcucci, who discovered Frankie Avalon and Fabian. 6 weeks 17 hours ago via jetli
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