Remakes/Reboots News


Bill Murray Has Casting Suggestions for the All-Female ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot – 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 years 12 weeks ago via jetli

'Underworld' Gets Rebooted

11:51 AM 8/28/2014 by Binh Ngo
Underworld: Awakening was released just two years ago and was the highest grossing movie in the series, but Lakeshore Entertainment feels it's time to give the franchise the good old reboot, THR has learned. Cory Goodman has been hired to write the script.

Lakeshore Entertainment Decides to Reboot 'Underworld' Franchise – 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. 6 years 14 weeks ago via jetli

James Ellroy Writing Remake of Classic Noir 'Laura' (Exclusive) – James Ellroy, the two-fisted author behind such crime novels as L.A. Confidential and Black Dahlia, is making a rare foray into film. 6 years 14 weeks ago via jetli

Paul Feig Rumored to Direct 'Ghostbusters' Reboot

3:31 AM 8/5/2014 by Jeff Giles
Paul Feig
Like a middle-aged man still pining for the girl that got away in high school, Sony Pictures has never really stopped trying to make a third Ghostbusters movie happen, no matter how many times efforts to come up with a compelling script (often led by the franchise's biggest cheerleader, Dan Aykroyd) came to naught.

New Writer to Adapt Live-Action 'Akira' Remake

11:44 AM 7/22/2014 by Binh Ngo
A new writer has come on board to pen Warner Bros.' live-action take on Akira, the 1988 animation about a youth's emerging, but dangerous, psychic powers and his friend's desperate attempt to save him. According to Deadline, Dante Harper is now working on the script for Jaume Collet-Serra to direct. Harper worked on Tom Cruise's Edge of Tomorrow, but did not receive credit for it, and he also wrote The Last Witch Hunter for Lionsgate.

Director Reveals He’s Helming a Tremors Reboot – 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.

6 years 19 weeks ago via jackiechan

Paramount Sets F. Javier Gutiérrez To Helm ‘Ring’ Threequel – 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. 6 years 20 weeks ago via jackiechan

Disney Planning Live Action 'Dumbo' Movie with 'Transformers' Writer – 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. 6 years 21 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Robert Rodriguez isn't involved in the new 'Predator' sequel – "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. 6 years 22 weeks ago via donnieyen
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