Movie News: Remakes/Reboots

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‘Big Bad Wolves’ Helmers To Remake ‘Vengeance’ At Sony

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Navot Papushado & Aharon Keshales have been set by Sony Pictures to write and direct a remake of the 2009 Hong Kong-French thriller Vengeance. Sony has acquired the underlying material and hired the duo for a film that Matt Tolmach will produce with Michele & Laurent Petin. Latter are the original rights holders and producers.

1 week 2 days ago via brucelee
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GREEN LANTERN Reboot Set for 2020; Where Will Warner Bros. Take the Character?

collider.com – Today, Warner Bros. announced a huge slate of DC superhero movies, and among them was a reboot of Green Lantern set for 2020. The 2010 adaptation was a failure, and one that Warner Bros. would clearly like to forget. It was an opportunity to not only launch a new franchise, but also stand apart from anything else in the superhero marketplace by introducing cosmic elements.

1 week 3 days ago via theothersenhman
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Paul Feig Says New 'Ghostbusters' Reboot Starts Over & Pretends First 2 Movies Don't Exist

fb.indiewire.com – Cultural amnesia is always a curious phenomenon. In August, it was reported that Paul Feig was in talks to direct “The Ghosbusters” reboot and his intentions were to make it a female-led movie. 2 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
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Paul Feig confirms he’s on board for ‘Ghostbusters’

insidemovies.ew.com – Paul Feig is the man to call. Feig confirmed on Twitter that he is indeed working on a new Ghostbusters movie starring 2 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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‘Ghostbusters’ Femme-Centric Revamp Reunites Paul Feig With His ‘Heat’ Scribe

deadline.com – Well, that femme-centric Ghostbusters reboot is a reality, and upon some reflection, the notion of chicks chasing ghosts is starting to grow on this caveman. Paul Feig is officially aboard to execute his idea to relaunch a franchise that Amy Pascal has salivated 0ver for years dominated by an endless wait for Bill Murray to reprise his Peter Venkman, or at least to acknowledge he had read the sequel script. 2 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan
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‘I Am Legend’ Reboot in the Works

screenrant.com – The 2007 I Am Legend film – starring Will Smith – was so successful (it made nearly $600 million against a $150 million budget) that Warner Bros. attempted multiple times to produce a followup with Smith in it, despite the fact that his character did not survive the first film.

3 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
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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. 5 weeks 5 days 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.

6 weeks 2 days 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. 6 weeks 5 days 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. 8 weeks 2 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. 8 weeks 4 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.

13 weeks 4 days 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. 14 weeks 1 day 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. 15 weeks 4 days 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. 16 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
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