Remakes/Reboots News


Warner Bros. Getting A New Gang Together For 'Scooby-Doo' Live Action Reboot – 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. 6 years 24 weeks ago via donnieyen

MGM Sets Sascha Penn To Script ‘The Idolmaker’ Remake – 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. 6 years 24 weeks ago via jetli

Spanish Heist Thriller '25 Kilates' to Get English-Language Remake (Exclusive) – Kamala Films and Guy Stodel will produce "25 Carat," with Eric Garcia adapting. 6 years 26 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Universal Sets Remake Of South African Thriller ‘iNumber Number’ With David DiGilio – 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. 6 years 26 weeks ago via jackiechan

What's Popping: 'X-Men: Apocalypse,' 'Independence Day 2,' 'Stargate,' 'Cliffhanger,' Thanos

9:40 AM 6/1/2014 by Binh Ngo
X-Men: Days of Future Past
Simon Kinberg has confirmed that X-Men: Apocalypse, which will be in theaters on May 27, 2016, will focus primarily on the First Class cast, but some of the original cast will be involved too.

'Cliffhanger' Remake in the Works

11:43 AM 5/30/2014 by Binh Ngo
For those wishing for a Cliffhanger remake, France-based StudioCanal has heard your prayers. The studio and producer Neal Moritz have set the remake in motion by tapping Joe Gazzam to work on on the script, Deadline has learned. Apparently, this writing job is highly coveted (writers need all the work they can get, after all), and Gazzam was able to impress Moritz with his pitch.

MGM Planning New 'Stargate' Trilogy

6:16 PM 5/29/2014 by Jeff Giles
Twenty years after first touching down on the big screen (and launching a slew of sequels and TV spinoffs in the bargain), Roland Emmerich's Stargate looks like it's headed back to theaters as the first installment in a proposed new trilogy -- and with Emmerich back in the director's chair.

Roland Emmerich to Direct Stargate Reboot! – 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. 6 years 27 weeks ago via donnieyen

Larry Charles Targets The Man Who Sued God – 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. 6 years 27 weeks ago via theothersenhman

MGM, Warner Bros. Team with Roland Emmerich, Dean Devlin on ‘Stargate’ Reboot – 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... 6 years 27 weeks ago via jetli
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