Movie News: Remakes/Reboots

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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. 16 weeks 3 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.

16 weeks 6 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. 16 weeks 6 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 17 weeks 8 hours 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. 17 weeks 2 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. 17 weeks 3 days 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.

18 weeks 1 day 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. 18 weeks 1 day 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. 18 weeks 3 days 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. 18 weeks 3 days 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. 18 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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Spanish Heist Thriller '25 Kilates' to Get English-Language Remake (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – Kamala Films and Guy Stodel will produce "25 Carat," with Eric Garcia adapting. 20 weeks 23 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Universal Sets Remake Of South African Thriller ‘iNumber Number’ With David DiGilio

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Universal Pictures is remaking iNumber Number, and David DiGilio has been set to script the remake of the Donovan Marsh-directed South African thriller that premiered last fall at Toronto. Universal acquired those rights shortly after the fest. Pic is an action thriller centered on an undercover police detective who crosses over from cop to robber in order to orchestrate a major heist. 20 weeks 23 hours ago via jackiechan
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Roland Emmerich to Direct Stargate Reboot!

comingsoon.net – On the heels of yesterday's update on the status of director Roland Emmerich's much-anticipated Independence Day sequel comes some exciting news about another one of Emmerich's 1990s sci-fi hits. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, together with Emmerich and Dean Devlin, are partnering to launch a new feature film trilogy that reimagines 1994's Stargate. 21 weeks 23 hours ago via donnieyen
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Larry Charles Targets The Man Who Sued God

comingsoon.net – Borat helmer Larry Charles has, according to Deadline, signed on to write an American remake of the 2001 Australian hit comedy The Man Who Sued God. It is suggested that Charles is a likely candidate to direct the project as well. 21 weeks 23 hours ago via theothersenhman
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