Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa News

'Archie' Movie To Follow John Hughes Tradition

10:29 PM 10/5/2013 by Fred Topel
At the press junket for the Carrie remake this weekend, we had a roundtable interview with screenwriter Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. Aguirre-Sacasa is a writer on Glee and is also writing the screenplay for an Archie movie, which makes sense since he also works on the current run of “Archie” comic books.

R Rating for 'Carrie' Remake Confirmed

1:47 PM 9/23/2013 by Jeff Giles
The quest for blockbuster cash has reached the point where it's a minor miracle any movie escapes the bowels of the studio system with an R rating attached, but it looks like the folks at MGM -- who are currently flush with Hobbit and Bond money -- are letting at least one of their many remakes play to the over-17 crowd.

Archie Movie Will Not Have Zombies

7:44 PM 6/6/2013 by Binh Ngo
Deadline reported earlier today that Warner Bros is developing an Archie movie with an undead twist, like with zombies. Luckily, that's not true -- the zombie thing, that is.

Chloe Moretz Gets Freaky in First Full-Length 'Carrie' Trailer

2:39 PM 4/5/2013 by Jeff Giles
Remaking Carrie seemed like a fairly crass and/or pointless proposition back when MGM announced its plans to produce a new film adaptation of the Stephen King classic, and while those feelings have been tempered somewhat by an impeccable cast that includes Julianne Moore and Chloe Moretz, the world still doesn't really need another version of this story. On the other hand, if we have to have a new Carrie, this trailer makes it seem like it might actually be a lot of fun.

Sony Bumps 'Carrie' Remake to October 2013

3:19 PM 1/3/2013 by Jeff Giles
Bad news, fans of remakes derived from hit films inspired by classic Stephen King novels: Kimberly Peirce's Carrie remake won't show up in theaters until October -- a full seven months after it was originally scheduled to arrive. The move, from March 15 to October 18, could create something of a bloody embarrassment of riches for horror enthusiasts -- Carrie will now make its bow one week before Paranormal Activity 5, and will arrive alongside Warner Bros.' Jeff Bridges-led adaptation of the witchy young adult bestseller Seventh Son.

Little Shop of Horrors

Posted May 8th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Remake of the 1986 movie starring Rick Moranis and Steve Martin.


WB setting up 'Little Shop of Horrors' remake

Little Shop of Horrors – "Glee" co-producer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa is in early negotiations to write a new version of "Little Shop of Horrors" for Warner Bros. and producer Marc Platt. 6 years 3 weeks ago via jackiechan


Posted March 23rd, 2012 by Binh Ngo

A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz), a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother (Julianne Moore), who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King, Carrie is directed by Kimberly Peirce with a screenplay by Lawrence D.

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