Movie News: Remakes/Reboots

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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. 11 weeks 8 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. 11 weeks 8 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. 12 weeks 8 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. 12 weeks 8 hours ago via theothersenhman
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MGM, Warner Bros. Team with Roland Emmerich, Dean Devlin on ‘Stargate’ Reboot

variety.com – MGM and Warner Bros. are partnering with Roland Emmerich and Dean Devlin on a re-imagining of their sci-fi hit “Stargate.” Emmerich is set to direct, with Devlin on board to produce. The idea is to turn the film into a planned trilogy that reboots the 1994 pic. “We couldn’t be more excited to once again... 12 weeks 8 hours ago via jetli
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Climb Toward ‘Cliffhanger’ Reboot Moving Forward; Joe Gazzam Set To Write

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Producer Neal Moritz and StudioCanal are ready to move forward with Cliffhanger, a re-imagining of the 1993 Renny Harlin-directed mountain climbing film that starred Sylvester Stallone. They’ve set Joe Gazzam to write the screenplay after he was among a group of screenwriters who pitched their take on a movie that still holds up as a guilty pleasure. 12 weeks 9 hours ago via brucelee
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Writer Ed Brubaker Refuses To Remain Silent About The Maniac Cop Remake

dreadcentral.com – Never one to hate all remakes equally, I'm quite excited about the Maniac Cop redo. With original trilogy director William Lustig producing and Only God Forgives director Nic Winding Refn also sitting behind-the-scenes, it's hard to cast a cynical eye on the project. I was happy last week when it was announced that comic writer Ed Brubaker ("Criminal", "Captain America") would pen Matt Cordell's latest adventure. 14 weeks 12 hours ago via brucelee
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Rumor: Chris Hemsworth Sought For 'Lethal Weapon' Reboot With Justin Lin Directing

fb.indiewire.com – We've long known that Warner Bros. was planning some kind of remake/reboot of "Lethal Weapon" — along with a bunch of other titles in their catalog —and at one point "Gangster Squad" writer Will Beall was tapped to pen the script. And we basically haven't heard anything in a few years, but today some fresh rumors suggest this thing is back in motion in a big way.

15 weeks 16 hours ago via jackiechan
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Rumor: Chris Hemsworth offered lead role in Lethal Weapon reboot

joblo.com – There aren't many details at this point, but it appears LETHAL WEAPON might be getting a reboot, and the rumor is Chris Hemsworth has been offered the lead role in the film. Sources have told The Tracking Board it won't be a full reboot though, and "the recent version of the script centers on the desires of an older cop’s son (presumably Riggs’) and his wishes to join... 15 weeks 19 hours ago via brucelee
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‘Winter Soldier’ Creator Ed Brubaker Scripted the ‘Maniac Cop’ Remake

feedproxy.google.com – I keep forgetting that Nicolas Winding Refn is producing a remake of Maniac Cop. He’s got the film’s original director, William Lustig, working with him as producer, and that’s a pretty good combination. This new Maniac Cop will likely be rather different from Lustig’s original exploitation effort, which starred the incomparable Robert Z’Dar as the title character, and featured Bruce Campbell and Tom Atkins. 15 weeks 2 days ago via brucelee
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A "Phantom" Reboot Moving Forward?

darkhorizons.com – A new adaptation of the classic comic serial hero "The Phantom" is reportedly in the works at the Mark Gordon Company and Management 360 according to The Tracking Board. Drew Simon is said to be executive producing the project and they are currently seeking writers to spin this new adventure of 'The Ghost Who Walks'.

16 weeks 22 hours ago via jackiechan
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Key and Peele Talk Their Police Academy Reboot

feedproxy.google.com – Early this month, we told you that Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele were producing a remake of Police Academy. The sketch-comedy duo will collaborate on the project with Paul Maslansky, producer of past Police Academy installments. Vulture talked to the Key & Peele stars at Saturday's American Comedy Awards about how they’ll update the 30-year-old, seven-film franchise. 16 weeks 3 days ago via jetli
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'Flash Gordon' Movie in the Works at Fox (Exclusive)

feedproxy.google.com – "Star Trek 3" scribes J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay will work off a treatment by George Nolfi to write the script. 17 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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Platinum Dunes Will Attempt To Reboot The ‘Friday The 13th’ Horror Series For A Second Time

fb.indiewire.com – If at first you don’t succeed… There have been twelve films in the “Friday The 13th” franchise thus far. You know what Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes horror shingle did in 2009? They acquired rights to the series (like they have with horror franchises of “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” “A Nightmare On Elm Street,” “The Hitcher”) and basically hit reset, rebooting the series with “Friday The 13th” directed by Bay-reboot favorite Marcus Nispel (who helmed the “Conan the Barbarian” reboot for Millenium). 18 weeks 2 days ago via jetli
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‘Friday the 13th’ Reboot Eyes ‘V/H/S’ Director David Bruckner (Exclusive)

thewrap.com – Genre veteran David Bruckner, who wrote and directed the “Amateur Night” segment of “V/H/S,” is in negotiations to direct the “Friday the 13th” reboot for Paramount and Platinum Dunes, TheWrap has learned. Paramount had no comment. Platinum Dunes principals Brad Fuller and Andrew Form are producing with Michael Bay. 18 weeks 2 days ago via theothersenhman
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