Movie News: Remakes/Reboots

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WWE Studios to Remake French Comedy ‘Queens of the Ring’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – After partnering with Warner Bros. on the French production “Les Reines Du Ring,” which was released theatrically in the country last summer, WWE Studios has acquired U.S. distribution and worldwide remake rights to the comedy. Jean-Marc Rudnicki directed the film about a mother attempting to reconnect with her estranged son who is a passionate WWE... 7 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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George Clooney, Grant Heslov to Produce Remake of 'Pioneer' (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Sony is picking up the remake rights to the Norwegian conspiracy thriller. 9 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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Joel Silver Says 'Escape From New York' Reboot May Be A Trilogy, Concept Inspired By 'Arkham City' Videogame

fb.indiewire.com – Nigh-on a year ago,we brought you the questionable word that Hollywood nexus Joel Silver, producer of “Die Hard,” “The Matrix,” "Sherlock Holmes” and a dozen or more major blockbusters, had got his hands on the rights to remake John Carpenter's 1981 classic “Escape From New York,” one of the more hellaciously fun films ever made. 9 weeks 2 days ago via jackiechan
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Silver Talks "Escape from New York" Remake

darkhorizons.com – One of the few remakes of a 1980s movie property that seems to have stalled is that of the "Escape from New York" reboot. Attempts have been made to update John Carpenter's 1981 dystopian sci-fi film, but they have never progressed beyond some name attachments. The likes of Gerard Butler, Timothy Olyphant, Jason Statham and Tom Hardy have all been linked to Kurt Russell's iconic role of Snake Plissken at different times, but none of those versions came to fruition. 9 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
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Berlin: CJ Entertainment Joins Gaumont for Korean Remake ‘The Target’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Backed by Korean powerhouse CJ Entertainment and France’s leading studio Gaumont Distribution, “The Target,” the Korean makeover of Fred Cavaye’s high-voltage action thriller “Point Blank,” is getting ready to hit the market. Korean star Ryu Seung-ryong, whose credits include local B.O. hit “Miracle in Cell No. 7,” and Lee Jin-uk, from the TV show “Nine:... 10 weeks 1 day ago via donnieyen
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Elton John’s Rocket Pictures Plans Animated Take On ‘Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

deadline.com – Captain Fantastic, meet Joseph. Elton John‘s Rocket Pictures has pocketed film rights to Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, the first produced musical penned by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. Rocket plans to team with the Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group to produce an animated feature from the show, which started as a pop cantata written for schools then became a concept album before reaching the West End and eventually Broadway. 10 weeks 2 days ago via donnieyen
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Sitting Down With Pasto: How DC Should Handle A New GREEN LANTERN film

comicbookmovie.com – In 2010, we heard news of a Green Lantern film. So MANY of us were excited for it. We had faith and hope that it would be one of the greatest films ever. But, we were wrong. I remember reading an interview that someone had with the director. He was saying how when he edited the dilm he had a meter that would tell him if something was cheesy or not. 11 weeks 4 days ago via theothersenhman
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Rumor Patrol: Will Dwayne Johnson Play Green Lantern John Stewart?

screenrant.com – One can tell if the anticipation for a movie has reached peak levels when even the most tangential piece of information about its development can spark a small Internet firestorm. Such has been the case with the upcoming sequel to Man of Steel, the film still going by the placeholder name Batman vs. 15 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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'Hunger Games: Mockingjay' Scribe Danny Strong Set For Fox’s ‘Guys And Dolls’ Redo

deadline.com – After two and a half years of negotiations were completed earlier this year, 20th Century Fox is at last moving forward with its remake of Guys And Dolls. The studio has set Danny Strong to write the script adaptation. Strong scripted the final two installments of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, after scripting Lee Daniels The Butler and adapting the Dan Brown Da Vinci Code sequel The Lost Symbol. 17 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
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Fox to Remake 'Murder on the Orient Express' With Ridley Scott Producing

feedproxy.google.com – As Paramount loads another Naked Gun, Fox is going for another ride on the Orient Express. The studio has picked up the rights to Agatha Christie‘s 1934 murder mystery Murder on the Orient Express, which was turned into an Oscar-nominated drama by Sidney Lumet in 1974. Ridley Scott is in talks to produce, along with Mark Gordon and Simon Kinberg. 17 weeks 6 days ago via theothersenhman
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Ed Helms Firing Up 'The Naked Gun' Reboot for Paramount (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Detective Frank Drebin is coming back with Ed Helms on board to portray Leslie Nielsen’s character in Paramount’s reboot of “The Naked Gun” comedy franchise. The studio has tapped the scripting team of Thomas Lennon and R. Ben Garant — best known for the “Night at the Museum” and “Reno 911″ franchises, to write the... 18 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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'Family Stone' Director Tom Bezucha to Write Sumo Wrestling Comedy for Paramount (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Paramount and Permut Presentations have hired Tom Bezcuha to write the English-language remake of “A Matter of Size,” a character-driven sumo wrestling comedy that will be directed by Jon Turteltaub (“Last Vegas”), TheWrap has learned. A representative for Paramount did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment. David Permut (“Face/Off”) will produce with Carol Baum (“Father of the Bride”) and Howard Rosenman (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer”). 18 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan
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Paramount's Friday the 13th reboot to hit theaters in 2015

joblo.com – No, that's not a typo in the headline: a new Jason movie is in the works, and it will be a reboot. Paramount picked up the rights to the horror franchise from Warner Bros. in June in exchange for the rights to co-produce Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated INTERSTELLAR, and the studio has announced that the thirteenth film in the series will land in theaters on March 13th, 2015.

20 weeks 3 days ago via jackiechan
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Joe Carnahan Calls 'Death Wish' Remake "A Potential Oscar-Winning Film" In Livid Email To MGM

fb.indiewire.com – When Joe Carnahan exited the brewing remake of Charles Bronson's vigilante classic "Death Wish" earlier this year, it was reported that it was due to creative differences, specially casting. The studio wanted Bruce Willis and Carnahan, well, didn't. But it seems that difference of approach really burned up the filmmaker.

21 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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Relativity Gives Cliff Dorfman Script Deal To Crow About

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Looking to keep its The Crow screenwriter Cliff Dorfman firmly in the nest, Relativity has signed the scribe to an exclusive first-look deal. This comes after Dorfman scripted a Relativity Crow reboot that goes into production early next year with F. Javier Gutierrez directing and Luke Evans playing the role originated by Brandon lee. 22 weeks 4 days ago via donnieyen
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