Movie News: Remakes/Reboots

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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. 3 years 46 weeks 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. 3 years 49 weeks 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. 3 years 52 weeks 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. 4 years 1 day 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... 4 years 2 days 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”). 4 years 5 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.

4 years 2 weeks 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.

4 years 3 weeks 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. 4 years 4 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Relativity Media's Robbie Brenner Talks 'Free Birds,' 'The Crow' Remake and Building a Studio From Scratch

thewrap.com – Relativity Media has big ambitions to shake up Hollywood by producing the kind of mid-budget movies that major studios have eschewed in favor of massive blockbusters. As president of production at Relativity, Robbie Brenner is playing a critical role the company’s transition from financier to full-fledged studio. 4 years 6 weeks ago via donnieyen
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FAST AND FURIOUS Writer To Produce Hollywood Remake Of South Africa's iNUMBER NUMBER

feedproxy.google.com – We have been outspoken fans of Donovan Marsh's South African action flick iNumber Number in these parts and are greatly looking forward to the original film's eventual release on US screens - and, yes, US distribution is in place, though not yet announced - and that release is sure to attract more notice now with word that Universal Pictures have optioned the film for remake. 4 years 6 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Dennis Lehane to Write Remake of French Pic 'A Prophet' for Sony (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – After writing numerous crime novels set in America, Dennis Lehane will take on the criminal slums of France. Lehane is attached to adapt the script for the remake of the critically-acclaimed French pic “A Prophet” for Sony. Neal H. Moritz is on board to produce with Toby Jaffe overseeing for the company. 4 years 6 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Summit Sets 'Highlander' Director While 'Mortal Kombat' Director Moves On

fb.indiewire.com – For years producers have been trying to get a "Highlander" reboot off the ground, with a number of high profile directors flirting with the project (most notably "Fast and Furious" filmmaker Justin Lin, now on board as an executive producer). Well, it looks like they have finally found their director and chances are, you've never heard of him. 4 years 6 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Rose McGowan, Alyssa Milano aren't happy about 'Charmed' reboot

feeds.nydailynews.com – The original witches from "Charmed" wish they could cast a spell to make CBS' proposed reboot vanish. 4 years 6 weeks ago via brucelee
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Jesus Wept, Clive Barker Is Writing the 'Hellraiser' Remake

feedproxy.google.com – When Clive Barker unleashed his directorial debut into the world in 1987 it was unlike most anything else in the horror genre. Based on his own novella, “The Hellbound Heart,” Hellraiser mixed murder, demons, S&M, infidelity, and some incestuous shenanigans for good measure. The film didn’t exactly blow up the box-office, but the character of Pinhead (Doug Bradley) found a success all his own turning him into a franchise star. 4 years 7 weeks ago via jetli
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